Department of Numbers

Macon, Georgia Job Growth

There were 104,100 jobs in Macon, Georgia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,152 employed persons for the month. Macon added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 422 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,100 +100 +1,100
CPS 100,152 -422 -1,474

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 104,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,396 for Macon in August 2008. 10,244 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 92,920, Macon has added 7,232 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Macon, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 104,100 100 100,152 -422
January 2019 104,000 300 100,574 -766
December 2018 103,700 100 101,340 -215
November 2018 103,600 200 101,555 9
October 2018 103,400 100 101,546 -83
September 2018 103,300 400 101,629 -436
August 2018 102,900 -400 102,065 -361
July 2018 103,300 400 102,426 101
June 2018 102,900 -400 102,325 398
May 2018 103,300 100 101,927 249
April 2018 103,200 200 101,678 -31
March 2018 103,000 0 101,709 83