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.
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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
Rome, Georgia Employment History