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Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas Job Growth

There were 152,800 jobs in Brownsville, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 164,280 employed persons for the month. Brownsville added 500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 331 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Brownsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 152,800 +500 +5,300
CPS 164,280 +331 +4,574

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 152,800.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Brownsville is at a new high of 164,280.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Brownsville, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 152,800 500 164,280 331
March 2022 152,300 100 163,949 752
February 2022 152,200 500 163,197 562
January 2022 151,700 100 162,635 345
December 2021 151,600 1,200 162,290 -41
November 2021 150,400 400 162,331 40
October 2021 150,000 -300 162,291 331
September 2021 150,300 1,300 161,960 466
August 2021 149,000 700 161,494 499
July 2021 148,300 -100 160,995 488
June 2021 148,400 400 160,507 414
May 2021 148,000 500 160,093 387