Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas Job Growth
There were 141,200 jobs in Brownsville, Texas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 156,037 employed persons for the month. Brownsville added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 881 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Brownsville 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.
Brownsville, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Brownsville 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 Brownsville, Texas
CES employment for Brownsville peaked in December 2016 at 142,200. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Brownsville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,800 in November 2017, Brownsville has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2018 for Brownsville is at a new high of 156,037.
Employment: CES, CPS
Brownsville, Texas Employment History