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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 52,200 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,309 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 296 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,200 0 +1,600
CPS 58,309 +296 +2,804

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, Washington

CES employment for Mount Vernon peaked in December 2018 at 52,400. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,200 in January 2019, Mount Vernon has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Mount Vernon is at a new high of 58,309.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 52,200 0 58,309 296
January 2019 52,200 -200 58,013 271
December 2018 52,400 400 57,742 142
November 2018 52,000 400 57,600 341
October 2018 51,600 -200 57,259 750
September 2018 51,800 400 56,509 381
August 2018 51,400 100 56,128 -187
July 2018 51,300 100 56,315 -34
June 2018 51,200 0 56,349 185
May 2018 51,200 300 56,164 435
April 2018 50,900 0 55,729 146
March 2018 50,900 300 55,583 78