Monroe, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 79,300 jobs in Monroe, Louisiana in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,024 employed persons for the month. Monroe added 300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 99 (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 2,100 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,300 in April 2020, Monroe has gained 10,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 81,941 for Monroe in September 2005. 4,917 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 66,134, Monroe has added 10,890 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Monroe, Louisiana Employment History