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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 135,300 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,442 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 524 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 135,300 +400 +4,900
CPS 106,442 +524 +2,552

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 March 2017 is at a new high of 135,300.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Elkhart is at a new high of 106,442.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 135,300 400 106,442 524
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
August 2016 131,700 500 104,396 250
July 2016 131,200 1,000 104,146 342
June 2016 130,199 299 103,804 399
May 2016 129,900 -400 103,405 -32
April 2016 130,300 -99 103,437 -453