Iowa City, Iowa Job Growth
There were 100,100 jobs in Iowa City, Iowa in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,344 employed persons for the month. Iowa City lost 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 514 (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 peaked in September 2016 at 102,200. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Iowa City according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,126 for Iowa City in October 2016. 782 jobs have been lost in Iowa City since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa City, Iowa Employment History