Iowa City, Iowa Job Growth
There were 104,900 jobs in Iowa City, Iowa in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,386 employed persons for the month. Iowa City added 1,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Iowa City 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.
Iowa City, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Iowa City 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 Iowa City, Iowa
CES employment for Iowa City in November 2017 is at a new high of 104,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,641 for Iowa City in September 2017. 255 jobs have been lost in Iowa City since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa City, Iowa Employment History