Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 103,400 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 102,032 employed persons for the month. Champaign lost 300 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,106 (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 February 2020 at 115,100. Since then 11,700 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,893 for Champaign in December 2019. 18,861 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 97,926, Champaign has added 4,106 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History