Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 100,700 jobs in Athens, Georgia in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,112 employed persons for the month. Athens added 700 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 748 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Athens 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.
Athens, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Athens 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 Athens, Georgia
CES employment for Athens in January 2023 is at a new high of 100,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,828 for Athens in March 2008. 4,716 jobs have been lost in Athens since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 84,241, Athens has added 15,871 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Athens, Georgia Employment History