Lafayette Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +200
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 433
  • Year Over Year: +0.4%
State -2,600
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: -200
  • Year Over Year: +0.5%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 4.9%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 4.77%
  • Year Over Year: +0.6%
State 5.2%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 5.2%
  • Year Over Year: +0.5%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -400
  • From Last Month: -0.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 59
  • From Last Year: -3.0%
Telecommunications -100
  • From Last Month: -1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8
  • From Last Year: -2.4%
Accommodation & Food Services -100
  • From Last Month: -0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 19
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Manufacturing -200
  • From Last Month: -1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 17
  • From Last Year: +5.7%
Retail Trade -300
  • From Last Month: -1.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 28
  • From Last Year: +0.4%
Transportation & Warehousing +1,300
  • From Last Month: +1.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 77
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8
  • From Last Year: -2.4%
Goods Producing 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 39
  • From Last Year: +1.3%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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