Dalton, Georgia Job Growth
There were 62,900 jobs in Dalton, Georgia in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,754 employed persons for the month. Dalton added 600 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 117 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dalton 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.
Dalton, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dalton 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 Dalton, Georgia
CES employment for Dalton peaked in June 2000 at 79,900. Since then 17,000 jobs have been lost in Dalton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,800 in April 2020, Dalton has gained 4,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,775 for Dalton in August 2006. 14,021 jobs have been lost in Dalton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 47,869, Dalton has added 3,885 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dalton, Georgia Employment History