Gadsden, Alabama Job Growth
There were 38,000 jobs in Gadsden, Alabama in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,552 employed persons for the month. Gadsden lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 75 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gadsden 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.
Gadsden, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gadsden 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 Gadsden, Alabama
CES employment for Gadsden peaked in May 2000 at 40,900. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Gadsden according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,200 in July 2009, Gadsden has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,244 for Gadsden in April 2000. 4,692 jobs have been lost in Gadsden since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 37,851, Gadsden has added 3,701 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Gadsden, Alabama Employment History