Laredo, Texas Job Growth
There were 92,800 jobs in Laredo, Texas in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,455 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 15,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 21,651 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo 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.
Laredo, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Laredo 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 Laredo, Texas
CES employment for Laredo peaked in February 2020 at 108,900. Since then 16,100 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 114,817 for Laredo in February 2020. 25,362 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Laredo, Texas Employment History