Department of Numbers

Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 249,800 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 230,144 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,609 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 249,800 +400 +11,600
CPS 230,144 +4,609 +12,462

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 in July 2021 is at a new high of 249,800.

CPS employment in July 2021 for Huntsville is at a new high of 230,144.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 249,800 400 230,144 4,609
June 2021 249,400 800 225,535 -3,939
May 2021 248,600 600 229,474 198
April 2021 248,000 -1,400 229,276 449
March 2021 249,400 3,400 228,827 345
February 2021 246,000 700 228,482 219
January 2021 245,300 100 228,263 444
December 2020 245,200 1,000 227,819 -153
November 2020 244,200 1,000 227,972 -161
October 2020 243,200 600 228,133 8,867
September 2020 242,600 1,900 219,266 -1,237
August 2020 240,700 2,500 220,503 2,821