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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 104,900 jobs in Laredo, Texas in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,841 employed persons for the month. Laredo added 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 209 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,900 +100 +1,800
CPS 111,841 +209 +2,232

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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 104,900.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Laredo is at a new high of 111,841.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 104,900 100 111,841 209
March 2018 104,800 100 111,632 98
February 2018 104,700 400 111,534 1,031
January 2018 104,300 500 110,503 370
December 2017 103,800 0 110,133 53
November 2017 103,800 -100 110,080 -187
October 2017 103,900 -200 110,267 -314
September 2017 104,100 -100 110,581 -13
August 2017 104,200 500 110,594 162
July 2017 103,700 -100 110,432 305
June 2017 103,800 400 110,127 384
May 2017 103,400 300 109,743 134