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Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa Job Growth

There were 182,200 jobs in Davenport, Iowa in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 178,179 employed persons for the month. Davenport added 800 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 703 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Davenport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 182,200 +800 -500
CPS 178,179 -703 -2,076

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

Davenport, Iowa Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Davenport 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 Davenport, Iowa

CES employment for Davenport peaked in February 2008 at 190,600. Since then 8,400 jobs have been lost in Davenport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 177,400 in January 2010, Davenport has gained 4,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,609 for Davenport in February 2008. 20,430 jobs have been lost in Davenport since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Davenport, Iowa Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 182,200 800 178,179 -703
June 2017 181,400 -1,300 178,882 -952
May 2017 182,700 0 179,834 -1,367
April 2017 182,700 -800 181,201 -1,000
March 2017 183,500 200 182,201 342
February 2017 183,300 -700 181,859 103
January 2017 184,000 400 181,756 881
December 2016 183,600 400 180,875 -77
November 2016 183,200 100 180,952 -63
October 2016 183,100 0 181,015 226
September 2016 183,100 300 180,789 326
August 2016 182,800 100 180,463 208