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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 28,000 jobs in Danville, Illinois in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,804 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,000 0 -400
CPS 31,804 +205 -594

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Danville, Illinois Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Danville 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 Danville, Illinois

CES employment for Danville peaked in April 2000 at 34,200. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,000 in January 2018, Danville has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 5,692 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 31,419, Danville has added 385 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 28,000 0 31,804 205
January 2018 28,000 -200 31,599 90
December 2017 28,200 100 31,509 90
November 2017 28,100 0 31,419 0
October 2017 28,100 -100 31,419 -118
September 2017 28,200 -100 31,537 -145
August 2017 28,300 100 31,682 -112
July 2017 28,200 -100 31,794 -106
June 2017 28,300 -100 31,900 -138
May 2017 28,400 200 32,038 -361
April 2017 28,200 -200 32,399 -71
March 2017 28,400 0 32,470 72