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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 51,100 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,353 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon added 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 844 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,100 +300 +1,300
CPS 57,353 +844 +824

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 51,100.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Mount Vernon is at a new high of 57,353.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 51,100 300 57,353 844
September 2018 50,800 0 56,509 381
August 2018 50,800 100 56,128 -187
July 2018 50,700 -200 56,315 -34
June 2018 50,900 100 56,349 185
May 2018 50,800 100 56,164 435
April 2018 50,700 -100 55,729 146
March 2018 50,800 100 55,583 78
February 2018 50,700 100 55,505 -265
January 2018 50,600 300 55,770 -643
December 2017 50,300 200 56,413 -97
November 2017 50,100 300 56,510 -19