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Lubbock, Texas Job Growth

There were 158,800 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 163,320 employed persons for the month. Lubbock lost 0 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 493 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lubbock job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 158,800 0 +4,000
CPS 163,320 +493 +2,886

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 in December 2022 is at a new high of 158,800.

CPS employment in January 2023 for Lubbock is at a new high of 163,320.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2023

Lubbock, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2023 158,800 0 163,320 493
December 2022 158,800 900 162,827 278
November 2022 157,900 700 162,549 113
October 2022 157,200 -400 162,436 -51
September 2022 157,600 600 162,487 0
August 2022 157,000 200 162,487 -182
July 2022 156,800 800 162,669 172
June 2022 156,000 -100 162,497 90
May 2022 156,100 0 162,407 164
April 2022 156,100 700 162,243 331
March 2022 155,400 0 161,912 831
February 2022 155,400 600 161,081 647