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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 139,000 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,239 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 700 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 104 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 139,000 +700 +7,300
CPS 109,239 +104 +4,843

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

Elkhart, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Elkhart 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 Elkhart, Indiana

CES employment for Elkhart in August 2017 is at a new high of 139,000.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Elkhart is at a new high of 109,239.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 139,000 700 109,239 104
July 2017 138,300 500 109,135 889
June 2017 137,800 2,000 108,246 469
May 2017 135,800 300 107,777 401
April 2017 135,500 0 107,376 855
March 2017 135,500 600 106,521 603
February 2017 134,900 1,500 105,918 144
January 2017 133,400 -100 105,774 673
December 2016 133,500 1,000 105,101 45
November 2016 132,500 500 105,056 195
October 2016 132,000 -300 104,861 260
September 2016 132,300 600 104,601 205