Department of Numbers

Macon, Georgia Job Growth

There were 104,600 jobs in Macon, Georgia in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,429 employed persons for the month. Macon added 200 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,600 +200 +4,200
CPS 100,429 +8 +2,327

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

Macon, Georgia Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Macon in July 2022 is at a new high of 104,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 109,451 for Macon in July 2008. 9,022 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 87,983, Macon has added 12,446 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Macon, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 104,600 200 100,429 8
June 2022 104,400 600 100,421 65
May 2022 103,800 200 100,356 78
April 2022 103,600 300 100,278 110
March 2022 103,300 500 100,168 120
February 2022 102,800 200 100,048 205
January 2022 102,600 -300 99,843 384
December 2021 102,900 400 99,459 -38
November 2021 102,500 100 99,497 90
October 2021 102,400 1,300 99,407 398
September 2021 101,100 500 99,009 487
August 2021 100,600 200 98,522 420