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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 41,300 jobs in Rome, Georgia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,926 employed persons for the month. Rome lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 568 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,300 0 +400
CPS 42,926 +568 +1,302

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 2,200 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,992 for Rome in July 2008. 5,066 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 39,080, Rome has added 3,846 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 41,300 0 42,926 568
January 2018 41,300 100 42,358 669
December 2017 41,200 -100 41,689 -66
November 2017 41,300 200 41,755 -175
October 2017 41,100 -100 41,930 -205
September 2017 41,200 0 42,135 88
August 2017 41,200 100 42,047 266
July 2017 41,100 0 41,781 -127
June 2017 41,100 400 41,908 -63
May 2017 40,700 -300 41,971 174
April 2017 41,000 -200 41,797 51
March 2017 41,200 300 41,746 122