Cape Girardeau, Missouri Job Growth
There were 44,400 jobs in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,499 employed persons for the month. Cape Girardeau added 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 25 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Girardeau 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.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau, Missouri
CES employment for Cape Girardeau peaked in May 2007 at 46,500. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Cape Girardeau according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,100 in June 2011, Cape Girardeau has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 48,538 for Cape Girardeau in December 2000. 2,039 jobs have been lost in Cape Girardeau since then according to the household survey. From a February 2009 low of 42,871, Cape Girardeau has added 3,628 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Girardeau, Missouri Employment History