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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 144,500 jobs in Killeen, Texas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 168,373 employed persons for the month. Killeen added 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 513 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 144,500 +200 +4,200
CPS 168,373 +513 +4,052

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 2,600 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 135,000 in April 2020, Killeen has gained 9,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 173,006 for Killeen in February 2020. 4,633 jobs have been lost in Killeen since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 150,446, Killeen has added 17,927 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 144,500 200 168,373 513
June 2021 144,300 700 167,860 144
May 2021 143,600 500 167,716 173
April 2021 143,100 300 167,543 -63
March 2021 142,800 1,000 167,606 -330
February 2021 141,800 -400 167,936 -386
January 2021 142,200 0 168,322 135
December 2020 142,200 100 168,187 537
November 2020 142,100 400 167,650 -1,574
October 2020 141,700 400 169,224 3,647
September 2020 141,300 0 165,577 -4,136
August 2020 141,300 1,000 169,713 5,392