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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 50,600 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,772 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 209 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,600 0 +600
CPS 55,772 -209 +806

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 in January 2018 is at a new high of 50,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,746 for Mount Vernon in October 2017. 1,974 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 50,600 0 55,772 -209
January 2018 50,600 300 55,981 -931
December 2017 50,300 200 56,912 -733
November 2017 50,100 300 57,645 -101
October 2017 49,800 -200 57,746 235
September 2017 50,000 -100 57,511 425
August 2017 50,100 100 57,086 -96
July 2017 50,000 -200 57,182 932
June 2017 50,200 400 56,250 443
May 2017 49,800 -300 55,807 42
April 2017 50,100 -300 55,765 663
March 2017 50,400 400 55,102 136