Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth
There were 114,300 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,014 employed persons for the month. Kennewick lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 455 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick 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.
Kennewick, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kennewick 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 Kennewick, Washington
CES employment for Kennewick peaked in December 2019 at 120,100. Since then 5,800 jobs have been lost in Kennewick according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,900 in April 2020, Kennewick has gained 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,031 for Kennewick in October 2020. 12,017 jobs have been lost in Kennewick since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 136,559, Kennewick has added 455 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kennewick, Washington Employment History