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Terre Haute, Indiana Job Growth

There were 72,500 jobs in Terre Haute, Indiana in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,965 employed persons for the month. Terre Haute added 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 27 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Terre Haute job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 72,500 +200 +1,300
CPS 74,965 +27 +1,503

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

Terre Haute, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Terre Haute 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 Terre Haute, Indiana

CES employment for Terre Haute peaked in April 2000 at 78,000. Since then 5,500 jobs have been lost in Terre Haute according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,700 in September 2010, Terre Haute has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,010 for Terre Haute in April 2000. 3,045 jobs have been lost in Terre Haute since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 70,464, Terre Haute has added 4,501 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Terre Haute, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 72,500 200 74,965 27
July 2017 72,300 500 74,938 287
June 2017 71,800 400 74,651 244
May 2017 71,400 0 74,407 318
April 2017 71,400 -100 74,089 315
March 2017 71,500 100 73,774 202
February 2017 71,400 500 73,572 333
January 2017 70,900 -200 73,239 132
December 2016 71,100 -100 73,107 -167
November 2016 71,200 100 73,274 -131
October 2016 71,100 100 73,405 -57
September 2016 71,000 -200 73,462 0