Department of Numbers

Waco, Texas Job Growth

There were 121,500 jobs in Waco, Texas in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,151 employed persons for the month. Waco lost 0 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 133 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,500 0 +800
CPS 121,151 +133 +1,298

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Waco, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Waco 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 Waco, Texas

CES employment for Waco in February 2018 is at a new high of 121,500.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Waco is at a new high of 121,151.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Waco, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 121,500 0 121,151 133
March 2018 121,500 0 121,018 423
February 2018 121,500 200 120,595 583
January 2018 121,300 100 120,012 171
December 2017 121,200 500 119,841 90
November 2017 120,700 -100 119,751 -111
October 2017 120,800 300 119,862 -143
September 2017 120,500 -100 120,005 67
August 2017 120,600 200 119,938 44
July 2017 120,400 -1,000 119,894 -32
June 2017 121,400 400 119,926 68
May 2017 121,000 300 119,858 5