Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 109,600 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,664 employed persons for the month. Champaign lost 1,200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 625 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Champaign 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.
Champaign, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Champaign 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 Champaign, Illinois
CES employment for Champaign peaked in June 2001 at 114,400. Since then 4,800 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,200 in December 2011, Champaign has gained 6,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 116,752 for Champaign in June 2007. 2,088 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey. From a July 2013 low of 109,531, Champaign has added 5,133 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History