Macon, Georgia Job Growth
There were 103,800 jobs in Macon, Georgia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,220 employed persons for the month. Macon lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon 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.
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 peaked in July 2016 at 104,600. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Macon according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,396 for Macon in August 2008. 10,176 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 92,934, Macon has added 7,286 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Macon, Georgia Employment History