Peoria, Illinois Job Growth
There were 183,300 jobs in Peoria, Illinois in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 183,086 employed persons for the month. Peoria lost 1,800 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 846 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Peoria 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.
Peoria, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Peoria 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 Peoria, Illinois
CES employment for Peoria peaked in October 2008 at 190,300. Since then 7,000 jobs have been lost in Peoria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 173,800 in October 2009, Peoria has gained 9,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 194,483 for Peoria in October 2008. 11,397 jobs have been lost in Peoria since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 176,406, Peoria has added 6,680 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Peoria, Illinois Employment History