Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 110,400 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,932 employed persons for the month. Champaign lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 277 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Champaign 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.
Champaign, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Champaign 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 Champaign, Illinois
CES employment for Champaign peaked in June 2001 at 114,400. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,200 in December 2011, Champaign has gained 7,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 117,908 for Champaign in November 2018. 1,976 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History