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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 3,858,100 jobs in Dallas, Texas in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,900,676 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 14,200 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 12,343 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,858,100 +14,200 +126,100
CPS 3,900,676 +12,343 +107,847

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

Dallas, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dallas 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 Dallas, Texas

CES employment for Dallas in December 2019 is at a new high of 3,858,100.

CPS employment in December 2019 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,900,676.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 3,858,100 14,200 3,900,676 12,343
November 2019 3,843,900 17,800 3,888,333 13,356
October 2019 3,826,100 8,400 3,874,977 9,687
September 2019 3,817,700 800 3,865,290 7,558
August 2019 3,816,900 7,100 3,857,732 5,316
July 2019 3,809,800 14,700 3,852,416 5,895
June 2019 3,795,100 17,400 3,846,521 6,417
May 2019 3,777,700 10,400 3,840,104 5,243
April 2019 3,767,300 6,600 3,834,861 8,290
March 2019 3,760,700 13,800 3,826,571 12,198
February 2019 3,746,900 7,400 3,814,373 11,995
January 2019 3,739,500 7,500 3,802,378 9,549