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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 26,400 jobs in Danville, Illinois in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,402 employed persons for the month. Danville added 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,892 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 26,400 +100 -1,000
CPS 30,402 -1,892 -1,232

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 7,600 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 24,500 in April 2020, Danville has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,477 for Danville in April 2000. 7,075 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 25,683, Danville has added 4,719 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 26,400 100 30,402 -1,892
October 2020 26,300 300 32,294 1,785
September 2020 26,000 0 30,509 -13
August 2020 26,000 500 30,522 1,458
July 2020 25,500 -100 29,064 -32
June 2020 25,600 600 29,096 1,671
May 2020 25,000 500 27,425 1,742
April 2020 24,500 -2,400 25,683 -3,957
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