Lake Charles, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 117,400 jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,798 employed persons for the month. Lake Charles lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 881 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Charles job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||February 2019||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lake Charles as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Lake Charles, Louisiana
CES employment for Lake Charles peaked in March 2018 at 118,500. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,400 in January 2019, Lake Charles has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,894 for Lake Charles in February 2018. 4,096 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment History