Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana Job Growth
There were 106,500 jobs in Lafayette, Indiana in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 107,540 employed persons for the month. Lafayette added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 150 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lafayette 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.
Lafayette, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lafayette 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 Lafayette, Indiana
CES employment for Lafayette in November 2017 is at a new high of 106,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 108,070 for Lafayette in September 2017. 530 jobs have been lost in Lafayette since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lafayette, Indiana Employment History