Lubbock, Texas Job Growth
There were 147,600 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 154,560 employed persons for the month. Lubbock added 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 97 (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 January 2020 at 151,800. Since then 4,200 jobs have been lost in Lubbock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 135,100 in April 2020, Lubbock has gained 12,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 159,607 for Lubbock in December 2019. 5,047 jobs have been lost in Lubbock since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 129,166, Lubbock has added 25,394 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lubbock, Texas Employment History