Monroe, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 78,500 jobs in Monroe, Louisiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,663 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 18 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Monroe, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Monroe 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 Monroe, Louisiana
CES employment for Monroe peaked in February 2003 at 81,400. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 75,400 in November 2010, Monroe has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 80,395 for Monroe in October 2005. 4,732 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a December 2011 low of 72,250, Monroe has added 3,413 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Monroe, Louisiana Employment History