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Gainesville, Georgia Job Growth

There were 94,600 jobs in Gainesville, Georgia in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,668 employed persons for the month. Gainesville added 700 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 241 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 94,600 +700 +3,500
CPS 101,668 +241 +7,465

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 February 2020 at 95,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,500 in April 2020, Gainesville has gained 9,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 102,130 for Gainesville in March 2020. 462 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 89,934, Gainesville has added 11,734 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Gainesville, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 94,600 700 101,668 241
June 2021 93,900 700 101,427 182
May 2021 93,200 300 101,245 282
April 2021 92,900 -600 100,963 558
March 2021 93,500 1,200 100,405 539
February 2021 92,300 -500 99,866 309
January 2021 92,800 -500 99,557 208
December 2020 93,300 -200 99,349 -61
November 2020 93,500 200 99,410 -52
October 2020 93,300 1,100 99,462 4,900
September 2020 92,200 400 94,562 161
August 2020 91,800 700 94,401 198