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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 119,200 jobs in College Station, Texas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,912 employed persons for the month. College Station added 500 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 54 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 119,200 +500 +2,600
CPS 127,912 -54 +4,610

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 February 2020 at 124,900. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,400 in April 2020, College Station has gained 9,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 133,421 for College Station in February 2020. 5,509 jobs have been lost in College Station since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 110,304, College Station has added 17,608 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 119,200 500 127,912 -54
June 2021 118,700 100 127,966 -266
May 2021 118,600 1,500 128,232 2,013
April 2021 117,100 -1,100 126,219 -190
March 2021 118,200 -400 126,409 2
February 2021 118,600 -100 126,407 113
January 2021 118,700 1,100 126,294 523
December 2020 117,600 0 125,771 538
November 2020 117,600 700 125,233 -1,871
October 2020 116,900 400 127,104 3,974
September 2020 116,500 -1,500 123,130 -6,032
August 2020 118,000 1,400 129,162 5,860