Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth
There were 142,000 jobs in Killeen, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 165,772 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 163 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 2020 at 147,100. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 135,000 in April 2020, Killeen has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 172,820 for Killeen in February 2020. 7,048 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 144,533, Killeen has added 21,239 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Killeen, Texas Employment History