Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 500,100 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 465,574 employed persons for the month. Omaha lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Omaha 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.
Omaha, Nebraska Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Omaha 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 Omaha, Nebraska
CES employment for Omaha peaked in November 2016 at 500,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Omaha according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 467,054 for Omaha in March 2016. 1,480 jobs have been lost in Omaha since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 463,419, Omaha has added 2,155 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Omaha, Nebraska Employment History