St. Joseph, Missouri Job Growth
There were 62,800 jobs in St Joseph, Missouri in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,662 employed persons for the month. St Joseph lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 446 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Joseph 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.
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 peaked in October 2016 at 64,000. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in St Joseph according to the employer survey. From a trough of 62,500 in August 2018, St Joseph has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,869 for St Joseph in December 2006. 4,207 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 2,330 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
St Joseph, Missouri Employment History