Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 188,900 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 174,506 employed persons for the month. Lincoln lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 472 (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 September 2016 at 189,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Lincoln according to the employer survey. From a trough of 187,300 in October 2017, Lincoln has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 176,514 for Lincoln in September 2017. 2,008 jobs have been lost in Lincoln since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 174,034, Lincoln has added 472 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History