Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth
There were 127,900 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,284 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 70 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart 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.
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 peaked in February 2006 at 133,800. Since then 5,900 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 95,100 in August 2009, Elkhart has gained 32,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 102,591 for Elkhart in January 2016. 1,307 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey. From a March 2016 low of 100,291, Elkhart has added 993 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Elkhart, Indiana Employment History