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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 26,300 jobs in Danville, Illinois in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,081 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 26,300 -200 +600
CPS 30,081 +53 -225

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 34,000. Since then 7,700 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 24,400 in April 2020, Danville has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,142 for Danville in April 2000. 7,061 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 25,936, Danville has added 4,145 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 26,300 -200 30,081 53
July 2021 26,500 -200 30,028 175
June 2021 26,700 200 29,853 81
May 2021 26,500 100 29,772 20
April 2021 26,400 200 29,752 -29
March 2021 26,200 0 29,781 -64
February 2021 26,200 -100 29,845 -31
January 2021 26,300 300 29,876 -108
December 2020 26,000 -100 29,984 -8
November 2020 26,100 100 29,992 -1,872
October 2020 26,000 200 31,864 1,708
September 2020 25,800 100 30,156 -150