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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 27,500 jobs in Danville, Illinois in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,538 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 27,500 0 +400
CPS 31,538 +81 +206

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 6,700 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 26,900 in August 2018, Danville has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,477 for Danville in April 2000. 5,939 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 31,074, Danville has added 464 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 27,500 0 31,538 81
June 2019 27,500 -100 31,457 114
May 2019 27,600 100 31,343 109
April 2019 27,500 0 31,234 71
March 2019 27,500 -100 31,163 25
February 2019 27,600 100 31,138 64
January 2019 27,500 100 31,074 -70
December 2018 27,400 -100 31,144 20
November 2018 27,500 -100 31,124 25
October 2018 27,600 100 31,099 -9
September 2018 27,500 600 31,108 -69
August 2018 26,900 -200 31,177 -155