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Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 245,600 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 225,701 employed persons for the month. Huntsville lost 100 jobs in November 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 342 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 245,600 -100 +6,000
CPS 225,701 +342 +10,172

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

Huntsville, Alabama Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Huntsville 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 Huntsville, Alabama

CES employment for Huntsville peaked in October 2019 at 245,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Huntsville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2019 for Huntsville is at a new high of 225,701.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2019

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2019 245,600 -100 225,701 342
October 2019 245,700 200 225,359 862
September 2019 245,500 500 224,497 1,119
August 2019 245,000 300 223,378 1,461
July 2019 244,700 400 221,917 1,383
June 2019 244,300 1,900 220,534 1,114
May 2019 242,400 1,100 219,420 1,171
April 2019 241,300 -100 218,249 860
March 2019 241,400 200 217,389 838
February 2019 241,200 400 216,551 682
January 2019 240,800 1,200 215,869 359
December 2018 239,600 0 215,510 -19