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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 135,600 jobs in Killeen, Texas in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 149,611 employed persons for the month. Killeen added 900 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,078 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 135,600 +900 -9,000
CPS 149,611 +5,078 -19,927

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 12,200 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 134,700 in April 2020, Killeen has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 172,820 for Killeen in February 2020. 23,209 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 144,533, Killeen has added 5,078 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 135,600 900 149,611 5,078
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
November 2019 146,800 400 172,293 508
October 2019 146,400 900 171,785 564
September 2019 145,500 200 171,221 577
August 2019 145,300 0 170,644 520
July 2019 145,300 400 170,124 374
June 2019 144,900 300 169,750 212