Department of Numbers

Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 24,000 jobs in Danville, Illinois in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 25,526 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 2,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,114 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 24,000 -2,900 -3,200
CPS 25,526 -4,114 -5,975

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 10,000 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,477 for Danville in April 2000. 11,951 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 24,000 -2,900 25,526 -4,114
March 2020 26,900 -200 29,640 -1,822
February 2020 27,100 0 31,462 -87
January 2020 27,100 -200 31,549 -93
December 2019 27,300 -100 31,642 8
November 2019 27,400 200 31,634 19
October 2019 27,200 -100 31,615 26
September 2019 27,300 200 31,589 33
August 2019 27,100 -300 31,556 32
July 2019 27,400 200 31,524 15
June 2019 27,200 200 31,509 5
May 2019 27,000 -200 31,504 3