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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 42,300 jobs in Rome, Georgia in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,060 employed persons for the month. Rome added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,300 +200 0
CPS 43,060 -51 +167

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 1,200 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,974 for Rome in August 2008. 4,914 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,163, Rome has added 4,897 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 42,300 200 43,060 -51
October 2020 42,100 0 43,111 2,051
September 2020 42,100 500 41,060 -41
August 2020 41,600 -100 41,101 46
July 2020 41,700 -400 41,055 74
June 2020 42,100 1,300 40,981 786
May 2020 40,800 1,300 40,195 2,032
April 2020 39,500 -2,700 38,163 -4,080
March 2020 42,200 -100 42,243 -688
February 2020 42,300 -100 42,931 89
January 2020 42,400 100 42,842 -121
December 2019 42,300 0 42,963 70