Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth
There were 49,400 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,390 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon added 1,500 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 406 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon 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.
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 2019 at 52,800. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,500 in April 2020, Mount Vernon has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,565 for Mount Vernon in February 2020. 4,175 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 52,854, Mount Vernon has added 3,536 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History