Laredo, Texas Job Growth
There were 100,500 jobs in Laredo, Texas in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,468 employed persons for the month. Laredo added 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 159 (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 January 2020 at 108,800. Since then 8,300 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 94,800 in April 2020, Laredo has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 115,025 for Laredo in February 2020. 8,557 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 95,264, Laredo has added 11,204 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Laredo, Texas Employment History