Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 186,700 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 176,379 employed persons for the month. Lincoln added 1,300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 186 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lincoln 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.
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 peaked in January 2020 at 195,300. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Lincoln according to the employer survey. From a trough of 173,200 in April 2020, Lincoln has gained 13,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 186,159 for Lincoln in July 2020. 9,780 jobs have been lost in Lincoln since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 176,193, Lincoln has added 186 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History