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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 41,400 jobs in Rome, Georgia in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,839 employed persons for the month. Rome added 100 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 69 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,400 +100 +500
CPS 41,839 -69 +845

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 2,100 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,992 for Rome in July 2008. 6,153 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 39,080, Rome has added 2,759 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 41,400 100 41,839 -69
June 2017 41,300 -200 41,908 -63
May 2017 41,500 100 41,971 174
April 2017 41,400 0 41,797 51
March 2017 41,400 0 41,746 122
February 2017 41,400 0 41,624 275
January 2017 41,400 500 41,349 157
December 2016 40,900 0 41,192 -56
November 2016 40,900 -200 41,248 -14
October 2016 41,100 -100 41,262 44
September 2016 41,200 300 41,218 69
August 2016 40,900 0 41,149 155