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Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth

There were 192,000 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 178,882 employed persons for the month. Lincoln lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 851 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lincoln job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 192,000 0 +1,300
CPS 178,882 +851 +4,826

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

Lincoln, Nebraska Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lincoln 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 Lincoln, Nebraska

CES employment for Lincoln in January 2019 is at a new high of 192,000.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Lincoln is at a new high of 178,882.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 192,000 0 178,882 851
January 2019 192,000 2,100 178,031 981
December 2018 189,900 -800 177,050 463
November 2018 190,700 -200 176,587 -168
October 2018 190,900 -500 176,755 34
September 2018 191,400 -200 176,721 -215
August 2018 191,600 0 176,936 970
July 2018 191,600 200 175,966 288
June 2018 191,400 200 175,678 792
May 2018 191,200 500 174,886 756
April 2018 190,700 -100 174,130 165
March 2018 190,800 100 173,965 -91