Dalton, Georgia Job Growth
There were 68,200 jobs in Dalton, Georgia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,589 employed persons for the month. Dalton lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 65 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dalton 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.
Dalton, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dalton 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 Dalton, Georgia
CES employment for Dalton peaked in April 2006 at 80,500. Since then 12,300 jobs have been lost in Dalton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 62,900 in May 2013, Dalton has gained 5,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,851 for Dalton in July 2006. 8,262 jobs have been lost in Dalton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2013 low of 54,251, Dalton has added 3,338 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dalton, Georgia Employment History