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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 146,800 jobs in Killeen, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 171,712 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,800 -200 +3,700
CPS 171,712 -174 +3,458

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 July 2019 at 147,000. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 171,900 for Killeen in June 2019. 188 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 146,800 -200 171,712 -174
July 2019 147,000 500 171,886 -14
June 2019 146,500 400 171,900 30
May 2019 146,100 0 171,870 199
April 2019 146,100 800 171,671 405
March 2019 145,300 400 171,266 523
February 2019 144,900 -600 170,743 718
January 2019 145,500 1,300 170,025 751
December 2018 144,200 300 169,274 -7
November 2018 143,900 400 169,281 149
October 2018 143,500 400 169,132 427
September 2018 143,100 0 168,705 451