Department of Numbers

Macon, Georgia Job Growth

There were 103,400 jobs in Macon, Georgia in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,704 employed persons for the month. Macon added 200 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 260 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 103,400 +200 +900
CPS 99,704 +260 +1,580

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

Macon, Georgia Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Macon in July 2017 is at a new high of 103,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,396 for Macon in August 2008. 10,692 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 92,934, Macon has added 6,770 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Macon, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 103,400 200 99,704 260
June 2017 103,200 100 99,444 323
May 2017 103,100 200 99,121 248
April 2017 102,900 -300 98,873 106
March 2017 103,200 200 98,767 75
February 2017 103,000 -200 98,692 79
January 2017 103,200 300 98,613 -25
December 2016 102,900 -100 98,638 -189
November 2016 103,000 -300 98,827 -17
October 2016 103,300 0 98,844 206
September 2016 103,300 500 98,638 238
August 2016 102,800 300 98,400 276