Ames, Iowa Job Growth
There were 53,500 jobs in Ames, Iowa in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,896 employed persons for the month. Ames added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 88 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ames 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.
Ames, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ames 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 Ames, Iowa
CES employment for Ames peaked in April 2016 at 53,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Ames according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,100 in September 2016, Ames has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,984 for Ames in October 2016. 88 jobs have been lost in Ames since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ames, Iowa Employment History