Ames, Iowa Job Growth
There were 53,900 jobs in Ames, Iowa in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,398 employed persons for the month. Ames added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 148 (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 August 2017 at 54,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Ames according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,800 in September 2017, Ames has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,586 for Ames in September 2017. 188 jobs have been lost in Ames since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ames, Iowa Employment History