Department of Numbers

St. Joseph, Missouri Job Growth

There were 65,099 jobs in St Joseph, Missouri in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,707 employed persons for the month. St Joseph added 299 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 578 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Joseph job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,099 +299 +799
CPS 63,707 +578 +505

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St Joseph, Missouri Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Joseph 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 St Joseph, Missouri

CES employment for St Joseph in May 2018 is at a new high of 65,099.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,869 for St Joseph in December 2006. 2,162 jobs have been lost in St Joseph since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 59,332, St Joseph has added 4,375 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

St Joseph, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 65,099 299 63,707 578
April 2018 64,800 0 63,129 -18
March 2018 64,800 200 63,147 23
February 2018 64,599 -100 63,124 443
January 2018 64,700 299 62,681 -183
December 2017 64,400 -199 62,864 -9
November 2017 64,599 99 62,873 -69
October 2017 64,500 200 62,942 -9
September 2017 64,300 200 62,951 -10
August 2017 64,099 -100 62,961 -174
July 2017 64,200 -300 63,135 -79
June 2017 64,500 200 63,214 12