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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 144,900 jobs in Killeen, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 172,315 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 96 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 144,900 -600 +2,000
CPS 172,315 -96 +2,195

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 January 2019 at 145,500. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 172,904 for Killeen in December 2018. 589 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 144,900 -600 172,315 -96
January 2019 145,500 1,300 172,411 -493
December 2018 144,200 300 172,904 535
November 2018 143,900 400 172,369 1,195
October 2018 143,500 400 171,174 828
September 2018 143,100 0 170,346 -316
August 2018 143,100 500 170,662 -53
July 2018 142,600 -200 170,715 -180
June 2018 142,800 200 170,895 -415
May 2018 142,600 -100 171,310 182
April 2018 142,700 -200 171,128 363
March 2018 142,900 0 170,765 645