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Gainesville, Georgia Job Growth

There were 88,800 jobs in Gainesville, Georgia in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 94,446 employed persons for the month. Gainesville lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 254 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,800 0 +2,800
CPS 94,446 +254 +3,339

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

Gainesville, Georgia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gainesville 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 Gainesville, Georgia

CES employment for Gainesville peaked in January 2017 at 88,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 88,800 in February 2017, Gainesville has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Gainesville is at a new high of 94,446.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Gainesville, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 88,800 0 94,446 254
February 2017 88,800 -100 94,192 535
January 2017 88,900 300 93,657 374
December 2016 88,600 300 93,283 141
November 2016 88,300 300 93,142 237
October 2016 88,000 500 92,905 369
September 2016 87,500 300 92,536 395
August 2016 87,200 300 92,141 446
July 2016 86,900 900 91,695 416
June 2016 86,000 200 91,279 239
May 2016 85,800 -200 91,040 36
April 2016 86,000 0 91,004 -103