Department of Numbers

Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 146,500 jobs in Killeen, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 170,891 employed persons for the month. Killeen added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 545 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,500 +700 +2,800
CPS 170,891 +545 +2,512

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 146,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 171,310 for Killeen in May 2018. 419 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 170,346, Killeen has added 545 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 146,500 700 170,891 545
September 2018 145,800 0 170,346 -316
August 2018 145,800 0 170,662 -53
July 2018 145,800 -500 170,715 -180
June 2018 146,300 500 170,895 -415
May 2018 145,800 400 171,310 182
April 2018 145,400 400 171,128 363
March 2018 145,000 600 170,765 645
February 2018 144,400 500 170,120 1,434
January 2018 143,900 600 168,686 384
December 2017 143,300 -100 168,302 -4
November 2017 143,400 -300 168,306 -73