Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas Job Growth
There were 163,200 jobs in Beaumont, Texas in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 159,804 employed persons for the month. Beaumont lost 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 167 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Beaumont 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.
Beaumont, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Beaumont 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 Beaumont, Texas
CES employment for Beaumont peaked in August 2008 at 170,200. Since then 7,000 jobs have been lost in Beaumont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 145,600 in April 2020, Beaumont has gained 17,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 176,233 for Beaumont in October 2008. 16,429 jobs have been lost in Beaumont since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 137,642, Beaumont has added 22,162 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Beaumont, Texas Employment History