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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 52,400 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,494 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon added 300 jobs in November 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 293 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,400 +300 +400
CPS 59,494 +293 +1,542

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 June 2019 at 52,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 51,800 in September 2019, Mount Vernon has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2019 for Mount Vernon is at a new high of 59,494.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2019

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2019 52,400 300 59,494 293
October 2019 52,100 300 59,201 193
September 2019 51,800 -100 59,008 98
August 2019 51,900 -400 58,910 82
July 2019 52,300 -400 58,828 152
June 2019 52,700 200 58,676 65
May 2019 52,500 -100 58,611 114
April 2019 52,600 0 58,497 127
March 2019 52,600 400 58,370 142
February 2019 52,200 0 58,228 153
January 2019 52,200 -200 58,075 141
December 2018 52,400 400 57,934 -18