Valdosta, Georgia Job Growth
There were 57,200 jobs in Valdosta, Georgia in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,379 employed persons for the month. Valdosta added 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 121 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Valdosta job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Valdosta, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Valdosta 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 Valdosta, Georgia
CES employment for Valdosta peaked in January 2008 at 57,700. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Valdosta according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,100 in June 2011, Valdosta has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,182 for Valdosta in August 2008. 4,803 jobs have been lost in Valdosta since then according to the household survey. From a April 2011 low of 57,568, Valdosta has added 4,811 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Valdosta, Georgia Employment History