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Gainesville, Georgia Job Growth

There were 86,200 jobs in Gainesville, Georgia in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,293 employed persons for the month. Gainesville added 800 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,030 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,200 +800 -7,500
CPS 88,293 +2,030 -10,310

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Gainesville, Georgia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gainesville 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 Gainesville, Georgia

CES employment for Gainesville peaked in January 2020 at 94,300. Since then 8,100 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,400 in April 2020, Gainesville has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 100,503 for Gainesville in February 2020. 12,210 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 86,263, Gainesville has added 2,030 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Gainesville, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 86,200 800 88,293 2,030
April 2020 85,400 -8,800 86,263 -12,524
March 2020 94,200 0 98,787 -1,716
February 2020 94,200 -100 100,503 294
January 2020 94,300 100 100,209 -207
December 2019 94,200 0 100,416 199
November 2019 94,200 100 100,217 260
October 2019 94,100 100 99,957 307
September 2019 94,000 500 99,650 345
August 2019 93,500 300 99,305 332
July 2019 93,200 -600 98,973 244
June 2019 93,800 100 98,729 126