Waco, Texas Job Growth
There were 117,300 jobs in Waco, Texas in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,078 employed persons for the month. Waco added 4,700 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,250 (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 124,100. Since then 6,800 jobs have been lost in Waco according to the employer survey. From a trough of 112,600 in April 2020, Waco has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 122,813 for Waco in February 2020. 16,735 jobs have been lost in Waco since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 101,828, Waco has added 4,250 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Waco, Texas Employment History