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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 42,500 jobs in Rome, Georgia in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,737 employed persons for the month. Rome added 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,500 +100 +800
CPS 42,737 +35 +468

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 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 4,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,974 for Rome in August 2008. 5,237 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 39,144, Rome has added 3,593 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 42,500 100 42,737 35
June 2019 42,400 100 42,702 58
May 2019 42,300 0 42,644 63
April 2019 42,300 100 42,581 57
March 2019 42,200 200 42,524 87
February 2019 42,000 -100 42,437 82
January 2019 42,100 300 42,355 86
December 2018 41,800 100 42,269 8
November 2018 41,700 -100 42,261 13
October 2018 41,800 400 42,248 12
September 2018 41,400 0 42,236 1
August 2018 41,400 -300 42,235 -34