Lubbock, Texas Job Growth
There were 148,900 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 159,361 employed persons for the month. Lubbock added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 245 (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 December 2018 at 149,600. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Lubbock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 148,800 in January 2019, Lubbock has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 160,980 for Lubbock in December 2018. 1,619 jobs have been lost in Lubbock since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lubbock, Texas Employment History