Waco, Texas Job Growth
There were 123,100 jobs in Waco, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,012 employed persons for the month. Waco added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 218 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 124,000. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Waco according to the employer survey. From a trough of 113,000 in April 2020, Waco has gained 10,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 124,759 for Waco in August 2020. 3,747 jobs have been lost in Waco since then according to the household survey. From a November 2020 low of 120,236, Waco has added 776 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Waco, Texas Employment History