Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas Job Growth
There were 143,400 jobs in Brownsville, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 157,093 employed persons for the month. Brownsville lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 470 (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 September 2018 at 143,500. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Brownsville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Brownsville is at a new high of 157,093.
Employment: CES, CPS
Brownsville, Texas Employment History