Lubbock, Texas Job Growth
There were 150,400 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 159,074 employed persons for the month. Lubbock lost 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 63 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lubbock 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.
Lubbock, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lubbock 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 Lubbock, Texas
CES employment for Lubbock peaked in June 2019 at 150,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lubbock according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Lubbock is at a new high of 159,074.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lubbock, Texas Employment History