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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 26,400 jobs in Danville, Illinois in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 29,775 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 0 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 23 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 26,400 0 +1,700
CPS 29,775 +23 +2,651

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 24,400 in April 2020, Danville has gained 2,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,142 for Danville in April 2000. 7,367 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 25,936, Danville has added 3,839 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 26,400 0 29,775 23
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
August 2020 25,700 -100 30,306 1,726
July 2020 25,800 200 28,580 -541
June 2020 25,600 900 29,121 1,997