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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 122,800 jobs in College Station, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 131,059 employed persons for the month. College Station lost 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 122,800 -100 +1,400
CPS 131,059 -4 +1,669

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

College Station, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for College Station 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 College Station, Texas

CES employment for College Station peaked in July 2019 at 122,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,063 for College Station in July 2019. 4 jobs have been lost in College Station since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 122,800 -100 131,059 -4
July 2019 122,900 900 131,063 50
June 2019 122,000 200 131,013 92
May 2019 121,800 -400 130,921 151
April 2019 122,200 0 130,770 161
March 2019 122,200 600 130,609 229
February 2019 121,600 100 130,380 279
January 2019 121,500 -300 130,101 253
December 2018 121,800 100 129,848 -55
November 2018 121,700 0 129,903 -15
October 2018 121,700 800 129,918 196
September 2018 120,900 -500 129,722 332