Department of Numbers

St. Joseph, Missouri Job Growth

There were 65,700 jobs in St Joseph, Missouri in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,346 employed persons for the month. St Joseph added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 411 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Joseph job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,700 +200 +1,200
CPS 64,346 +411 +1,404

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 65,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,869 for St Joseph in December 2006. 1,523 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 5,014 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

St Joseph, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 65,700 200 64,346 411
September 2018 65,500 99 63,935 267
August 2018 65,400 200 63,668 -286
July 2018 65,200 100 63,954 105
June 2018 65,099 99 63,849 195
May 2018 65,000 200 63,654 525
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