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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 40,700 jobs in Rome, Georgia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,122 employed persons for the month. Rome lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,700 -100 +400
CPS 41,122 +4 +1,049

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

Rome, Georgia Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Rome peaked in May 2005 at 43,500. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,992 for Rome in July 2008. 6,870 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 39,080, Rome has added 2,042 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 40,700 -100 41,122 4
November 2016 40,800 100 41,118 -32
October 2016 40,700 -200 41,150 45
September 2016 40,900 -100 41,105 -44
August 2016 41,000 300 41,149 124
July 2016 40,700 -200 41,025 201
June 2016 40,900 300 40,824 233
May 2016 40,600 0 40,591 75
April 2016 40,600 -100 40,516 46
March 2016 40,700 200 40,470 146
February 2016 40,500 -100 40,324 115
January 2016 40,600 300 40,209 136