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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 48,500 jobs in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,343 employed persons for the month. Fond du Lac lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 303 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fond du Lac job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,500 -100 +800
CPS 56,343 +303 +1,330

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

CES employment for Fond du Lac peaked in April 2006 at 49,100. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Fond du Lac according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in February 2010, Fond du Lac has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Fond du Lac is at a new high of 56,343.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 48,500 -100 56,343 303
February 2017 48,600 200 56,040 82
January 2017 48,400 -300 55,958 139
December 2016 48,700 100 55,819 119
November 2016 48,600 0 55,700 180
October 2016 48,600 700 55,520 263
September 2016 47,900 200 55,257 233
August 2016 47,700 -100 55,024 48
July 2016 47,800 100 54,976 -48
June 2016 47,700 -200 55,024 -29
May 2016 47,900 300 55,053 5
April 2016 47,600 -100 55,048 35