Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 177,000 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 170,382 employed persons for the month. Lincoln lost 18,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 12,969 (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 February 2020 at 197,000. Since then 20,000 jobs have been lost in Lincoln according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 183,351 for Lincoln in March 2020. 12,969 jobs have been lost in Lincoln since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History