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Dalton, Georgia Job Growth

There were 65,600 jobs in Dalton, Georgia in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,978 employed persons for the month. Dalton lost 0 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 141 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dalton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,600 0 +1,000
CPS 56,978 +141 +1,034

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 14,300 jobs have been lost in Dalton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,600 in April 2020, Dalton has gained 9,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,551 for Dalton in August 2006. 8,573 jobs have been lost in Dalton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 48,157, Dalton has added 8,821 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Dalton, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 65,600 0 56,978 141
October 2021 65,600 699 56,837 114
September 2021 64,900 0 56,723 -52
August 2021 64,900 -299 56,775 -31
July 2021 65,200 400 56,806 13
June 2021 64,800 1,100 56,793 -45
May 2021 63,700 -1,000 56,838 -54
April 2021 64,700 -500 56,892 201
March 2021 65,200 200 56,691 318
February 2021 65,000 300 56,373 315
January 2021 64,700 100 56,058 81
December 2020 64,599 0 55,977 33