Department of Numbers

Waco, Texas Job Growth

There were 129,400 jobs in Waco, Texas in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,351 employed persons for the month. Waco added 800 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 755 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 129,400 +800 +8,000
CPS 126,351 +755 +5,610

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 March 2022 is at a new high of 129,400.

CPS employment in March 2022 for Waco is at a new high of 126,351.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Waco, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 129,400 800 126,351 755
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
July 2021 124,900 2,700 122,395 630
June 2021 122,200 0 121,765 440
May 2021 122,200 -300 121,325 334
April 2021 122,500 1,100 120,991 250