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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 40,600 jobs in Rome, Georgia in February 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 February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 41 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,600 +100 -1,200
CPS 42,484 -41 -447

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 2,900 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,400 in April 2020, Rome has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,974 for Rome in August 2008. 5,490 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,163, Rome has added 4,321 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 40,600 100 42,484 -41
January 2021 40,500 100 42,525 -443
December 2020 40,400 300 42,968 -89
November 2020 40,100 100 43,057 -54
October 2020 40,000 100 43,111 2,051
September 2020 39,900 100 41,060 -41
August 2020 39,800 300 41,101 46
July 2020 39,500 600 41,055 74
June 2020 38,900 900 40,981 786
May 2020 38,000 1,600 40,195 2,032
April 2020 36,400 -5,200 38,163 -4,080
March 2020 41,600 -200 42,243 -688