Department of Numbers

Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 42,500 jobs in Rome, Georgia in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,678 employed persons for the month. Rome lost 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,500 -100 +1,100
CPS 42,678 -3 +351

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

Rome, Georgia Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Rome peaked in May 2005 at 43,500. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,300 in April 2020, Rome has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,842 for Rome in August 2005. 5,164 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,661, Rome has added 6,017 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 42,500 -100 42,678 -3
August 2022 42,600 100 42,681 -13
July 2022 42,500 400 42,694 -11
June 2022 42,100 300 42,705 -16
May 2022 41,800 100 42,721 -5
April 2022 41,700 0 42,726 22
March 2022 41,700 -200 42,704 16
February 2022 41,900 100 42,688 124
January 2022 41,800 100 42,564 106
December 2021 41,700 200 42,458 -4
November 2021 41,500 100 42,462 32
October 2021 41,400 0 42,430 103