Laredo, Texas Job Growth
There were 105,800 jobs in Laredo, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,623 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 761 (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 July 2018 at 106,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,000 in September 2018, Laredo has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2019 for Laredo is at a new high of 113,623.
Employment: CES, CPS
Laredo, Texas Employment History