Department of Numbers

Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 231,500 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,802 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 1,600 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 27 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 231,500 +1,600 +6,400
CPS 207,802 -27 +5,797

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Huntsville, Alabama Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Huntsville 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 Huntsville, Alabama

CES employment for Huntsville in July 2017 is at a new high of 231,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 209,121 for Huntsville in April 2017. 1,319 jobs have been lost in Huntsville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 231,500 1,600 207,802 -27
June 2017 229,900 -300 207,829 -1,025
May 2017 230,200 -800 208,854 -267
April 2017 231,000 -200 209,121 693
March 2017 231,200 1,300 208,428 2,043
February 2017 229,900 300 206,385 1,653
January 2017 229,600 1,200 204,732 224
December 2016 228,400 100 204,508 123
November 2016 228,300 600 204,385 333
October 2016 227,700 100 204,052 591
September 2016 227,600 1,400 203,461 811
August 2016 226,200 1,100 202,650 645