Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa Job Growth
There were 90,200 jobs in Waterloo, Iowa in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,711 employed persons for the month. Waterloo added 800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 130 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waterloo 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.
Waterloo, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Waterloo 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 Waterloo, Iowa
CES employment for Waterloo peaked in August 2013 at 92,900. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Waterloo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,400 in November 2016, Waterloo has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,250 for Waterloo in August 2008. 5,539 jobs have been lost in Waterloo since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 84,670, Waterloo has added 1,041 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Waterloo, Iowa Employment History