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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 40,800 jobs in Rome, Georgia in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,484 employed persons for the month. Rome added 100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 20 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,800 +100 +1,300
CPS 42,484 -20 +2,739

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 2,700 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,400 in April 2020, Rome has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,842 for Rome in August 2005. 5,358 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,852, Rome has added 5,632 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 40,800 100 42,484 -20
June 2021 40,700 200 42,504 0
May 2021 40,500 -100 42,504 89
April 2021 40,600 -200 42,415 204
March 2021 40,800 300 42,211 166
February 2021 40,500 0 42,045 128
January 2021 40,500 100 41,917 14
December 2020 40,400 300 41,903 165
November 2020 40,100 100 41,738 195
October 2020 40,000 100 41,543 1,864
September 2020 39,900 100 39,679 233
August 2020 39,800 300 39,446 -299