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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 108,200 jobs in Laredo, Texas in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 112,679 employed persons for the month. Laredo added 500 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 110 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,200 +500 +4,200
CPS 112,679 +110 +3,189

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 January 2020 at 108,800. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 94,300 in April 2020, Laredo has gained 13,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,598 for Laredo in February 2020. 919 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 94,469, Laredo has added 18,210 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 108,200 500 112,679 110
June 2022 107,700 300 112,569 250
May 2022 107,400 400 112,319 184
April 2022 107,000 400 112,135 197
March 2022 106,600 300 111,938 490
February 2022 106,300 500 111,448 415
January 2022 105,800 300 111,033 373
December 2021 105,500 200 110,660 -51
November 2021 105,300 400 110,711 6
October 2021 104,900 600 110,705 266
September 2021 104,300 100 110,439 418
August 2021 104,200 200 110,021 531