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Gainesville, Georgia Job Growth

There were 89,700 jobs in Gainesville, Georgia in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,921 employed persons for the month. Gainesville lost 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 352 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,700 -100 +2,500
CPS 95,921 +352 +3,780

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 July 2017 at 89,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Gainesville is at a new high of 95,921.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Gainesville, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 89,700 -100 95,921 352
July 2017 89,800 800 95,569 290
June 2017 89,000 -200 95,279 341
May 2017 89,200 700 94,938 322
April 2017 88,500 -400 94,616 141
March 2017 88,900 100 94,475 283
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