La Crosse-Onalaska, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 77,700 jobs in La Crosse, Wisconsin in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,898 employed persons for the month. La Crosse added 700 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 202 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare La Crosse 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.
La Crosse, Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for La Crosse 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 La Crosse, Wisconsin
CES employment for La Crosse peaked in February 2018 at 79,500. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in La Crosse according to the employer survey. From a trough of 67,200 in April 2020, La Crosse has gained 10,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,466 for La Crosse in March 2022. 1,568 jobs have been lost in La Crosse since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
La Crosse, Wisconsin Employment History