Abilene, Texas Job Growth
There were 76,600 jobs in Abilene, Texas in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,646 employed persons for the month. Abilene lost 100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 40 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Abilene 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.
Abilene, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Abilene 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 Abilene, Texas
CES employment for Abilene peaked in July 2023 at 77,200. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Abilene according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2023 for Abilene is at a new high of 79,646.
Employment: CES, CPS
Abilene, Texas Employment History