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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 139,500 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,785 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 139,500 +600 +7,000
CPS 108,785 -33 +3,729

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 139,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 109,259 for Elkhart in August 2017. 474 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 139,500 600 108,785 -33
October 2017 138,900 600 108,818 -375
September 2017 138,300 -900 109,193 -66
August 2017 139,200 900 109,259 124
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