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Gainesville, Georgia Job Growth

There were 92,200 jobs in Gainesville, Georgia in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,087 employed persons for the month. Gainesville lost 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 223 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,200 -600 -3,200
CPS 100,087 +223 -416

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 3,200 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,500 in April 2020, Gainesville has gained 6,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 100,503 for Gainesville in February 2020. 416 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 86,263, Gainesville has added 13,824 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Gainesville, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 92,200 -600 100,087 223
January 2021 92,800 -500 99,864 3,583
December 2020 93,300 -200 96,281 -1,481
November 2020 93,500 200 97,762 181
October 2020 93,300 1,100 97,581 5,121
September 2020 92,200 400 92,460 194
August 2020 91,800 700 92,266 363
July 2020 91,100 800 91,903 390
June 2020 90,300 2,100 91,513 2,801
May 2020 88,200 2,700 88,712 2,449
April 2020 85,500 -9,600 86,263 -12,524
March 2020 95,100 -300 98,787 -1,716