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Waco, Texas Job Growth

There were 130,300 jobs in Waco, Texas in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,370 employed persons for the month. Waco lost 500 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 104 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 130,300 -500 +5,400
CPS 127,370 +104 +4,975

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 June 2022 at 130,800. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Waco according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Waco is at a new high of 127,370.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Waco, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 130,300 -500 127,370 104
June 2022 130,800 1,200 127,266 296
May 2022 129,600 299 126,970 244
April 2022 129,300 -99 126,726 378
March 2022 129,400 800 126,348 752
February 2022 128,600 400 125,596 632
January 2022 128,199 399 124,964 599
December 2021 127,800 300 124,365 -72
November 2021 127,500 100 124,437 77
October 2021 127,400 1,700 124,360 531
September 2021 125,700 700 123,829 711
August 2021 125,000 100 123,118 723