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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 109,000 jobs in Laredo, Texas in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,081 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 200 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 93 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 109,000 -200 +3,700
CPS 113,081 +93 +2,370

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 October 2022 at 109,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,598 for Laredo in February 2020. 517 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 94,469, Laredo has added 18,612 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 109,000 -200 113,081 93
October 2022 109,200 300 112,988 107
September 2022 108,900 500 112,881 81
August 2022 108,400 400 112,800 104
July 2022 108,000 300 112,696 127
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