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Terre Haute, Indiana Job Growth

There were 71,100 jobs in Terre Haute, Indiana in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,552 employed persons for the month. Terre Haute lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Terre Haute job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 71,100 -100 +200
CPS 73,552 -292 +670

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 6,900 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 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,010 for Terre Haute in April 2000. 4,458 jobs have been lost in Terre Haute since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 70,498, Terre Haute has added 3,054 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Terre Haute, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 71,100 -100 73,552 -292
November 2016 71,200 300 73,844 -18
October 2016 70,900 -200 73,862 -458
September 2016 71,100 300 74,320 -560
August 2016 70,800 -300 74,880 -199
July 2016 71,100 800 75,079 401
June 2016 70,300 -300 74,678 249
May 2016 70,600 0 74,429 620
April 2016 70,600 -100 73,809 36
March 2016 70,700 -100 73,773 -118
February 2016 70,800 100 73,891 398
January 2016 70,700 -200 73,493 611