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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 104,600 jobs in Laredo, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 110,853 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 413 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,600 0 +700
CPS 110,853 +413 +586

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 March 2018 at 104,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 104,400 in August 2018, Laredo has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 111,662 for Laredo in April 2018. 809 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 110,440, Laredo has added 413 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 104,600 0 110,853 413
September 2018 104,600 200 110,440 -487
August 2018 104,400 -200 110,927 -314
July 2018 104,600 -100 111,241 -81
June 2018 104,700 -100 111,322 -192
May 2018 104,800 100 111,514 -148
April 2018 104,700 -100 111,662 30
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