Sumter, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 38,900 jobs in Sumter, South Carolina in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,262 employed persons for the month. Sumter lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 129 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sumter 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.
Sumter, South Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sumter 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 Sumter, South Carolina
CES employment for Sumter peaked in June 2000 at 41,600. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Sumter according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,800 in December 2009, Sumter has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 43,556 for Sumter in April 2000. 1,294 jobs have been lost in Sumter since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 38,689, Sumter has added 3,573 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Sumter, South Carolina Employment History