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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 48,500 jobs in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,349 employed persons for the month. Fond du Lac lost 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 333 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fond du Lac job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,500 -200 +800
CPS 56,349 -333 +1,325

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 reached a maximum of 56,970 for Fond du Lac in June 2017. 621 jobs have been lost in Fond du Lac since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 48,500 -200 56,349 -333
July 2017 48,700 100 56,682 -288
June 2017 48,600 -100 56,970 266
May 2017 48,700 0 56,704 163
April 2017 48,700 200 56,541 226
March 2017 48,500 -100 56,315 275
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