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Dalton, Georgia Job Growth

There were 66,700 jobs in Dalton, Georgia in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,443 employed persons for the month. Dalton lost 0 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 86 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dalton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,700 0 +1,700
CPS 57,443 -86 +1,304

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 13,200 jobs have been lost in Dalton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,500 in April 2020, Dalton has gained 10,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,551 for Dalton in August 2006. 8,108 jobs have been lost in Dalton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 47,813, Dalton has added 9,630 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Dalton, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 66,700 0 57,443 -86
March 2022 66,700 -300 57,529 27
February 2022 67,000 100 57,502 242
January 2022 66,900 0 57,260 297
December 2021 66,900 300 56,963 -25
November 2021 66,600 300 56,988 60
October 2021 66,300 800 56,928 238
September 2021 65,500 200 56,690 268
August 2021 65,300 0 56,422 199
July 2021 65,300 399 56,223 99
June 2021 64,900 -99 56,124 3
May 2021 65,000 0 56,121 -18