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Rome, Georgia Job Growth

There were 41,600 jobs in Rome, Georgia in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,654 employed persons for the month. Rome lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 98 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rome job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,600 0 +500
CPS 42,654 -98 +402

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 1,900 jobs have been lost in Rome according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in November 2011, Rome has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,992 for Rome in July 2008. 5,338 jobs have been lost in Rome since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 39,091, Rome has added 3,563 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Rome, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 41,600 0 42,654 -98
September 2018 41,600 -100 42,752 -323
August 2018 41,700 -100 43,075 -160
July 2018 41,800 200 43,235 11
June 2018 41,600 100 43,224 16
May 2018 41,500 100 43,208 82
April 2018 41,400 0 43,126 5
March 2018 41,400 100 43,121 151
February 2018 41,300 0 42,970 510
January 2018 41,300 100 42,460 243
December 2017 41,200 -100 42,217 2
November 2017 41,300 200 42,215 -37