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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 141,900 jobs in Killeen, Texas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 165,175 employed persons for the month. Killeen added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 13 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 141,900 +200 -4,900
CPS 165,175 -13 -7,118

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

Killeen, Texas Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Killeen peaked in February 2020 at 147,800. Since then 5,900 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 134,700 in April 2020, Killeen has gained 7,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 172,820 for Killeen in February 2020. 7,645 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 144,533, Killeen has added 20,642 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 141,900 200 165,175 -13
October 2020 141,700 700 165,188 201
September 2020 141,000 700 164,987 -4,280
August 2020 140,300 800 169,267 7,918
July 2020 139,500 1,900 161,349 2,845
June 2020 137,600 2,000 158,504 9,780
May 2020 135,600 900 148,724 4,191
April 2020 134,700 -12,500 144,533 -23,144
March 2020 147,200 -600 167,677 -5,143
February 2020 147,800 300 172,820 511
January 2020 147,500 500 172,309 -388
December 2019 147,000 200 172,697 404