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Dubuque, Iowa Job Growth

There were 61,300 jobs in Dubuque, Iowa in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,645 employed persons for the month. Dubuque added 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 106 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dubuque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,300 +500 +1,000
CPS 54,645 +106 +422

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

Dubuque, Iowa Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Dubuque in December 2016 is at a new high of 61,300.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Dubuque is at a new high of 54,645.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Dubuque, Iowa Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 61,300 500 54,645 106
November 2016 60,800 -200 54,539 -74
October 2016 61,000 100 54,613 202
September 2016 60,900 200 54,411 501
August 2016 60,700 100 53,910 95
July 2016 60,600 -500 53,815 -68
June 2016 61,100 500 53,883 347
May 2016 60,600 200 53,536 -400
April 2016 60,400 -200 53,936 -560
March 2016 60,600 300 54,496 -44
February 2016 60,300 -200 54,540 -50
January 2016 60,500 200 54,590 367