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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 106,900 jobs in Laredo, Texas in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,606 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 36 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,900 -100 +800
CPS 113,606 -36 +1,189

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 June 2019 at 107,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,642 for Laredo in June 2019. 36 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 106,900 -100 113,606 -36
June 2019 107,000 200 113,642 139
May 2019 106,800 500 113,503 78
April 2019 106,300 -100 113,425 149
March 2019 106,400 500 113,276 248
February 2019 105,900 -200 113,028 296
January 2019 106,100 500 112,732 184
December 2018 105,600 500 112,548 -7
November 2018 105,100 -200 112,555 -1
October 2018 105,300 300 112,556 16
September 2018 105,000 -1,000 112,540 47
August 2018 106,000 -100 112,493 76