Abilene, Texas Job Growth
There were 73,500 jobs in Abilene, Texas in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,284 employed persons for the month. Abilene lost 100 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 129 (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 August 2022 at 74,300. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Abilene according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,235 for Abilene in August 2008. 2,951 jobs have been lost in Abilene since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 65,321, Abilene has added 10,963 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Abilene, Texas Employment History