Gadsden, Alabama Job Growth
There were 34,000 jobs in Gadsden, Alabama in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,146 employed persons for the month. Gadsden added 500 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 624 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gadsden 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.
Gadsden, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gadsden 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 Gadsden, Alabama
CES employment for Gadsden peaked in May 2000 at 40,600. Since then 6,600 jobs have been lost in Gadsden according to the employer survey. From a trough of 32,800 in May 2020, Gadsden has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,143 for Gadsden in April 2000. 8,997 jobs have been lost in Gadsden since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 35,278, Gadsden has added 1,868 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Gadsden, Alabama Employment History