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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 28,300 jobs in Danville, Illinois in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 32,505 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 104 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,300 0 +200
CPS 32,505 +104 +680

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 5,900 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,900 in February 2018, Danville has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 4,991 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 31,778, Danville has added 727 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 28,300 0 32,505 104
September 2018 28,300 -100 32,401 238
August 2018 28,400 300 32,163 -198
July 2018 28,100 100 32,361 37
June 2018 28,000 0 32,324 -65
May 2018 28,000 100 32,389 75
April 2018 27,900 -100 32,314 104
March 2018 28,000 100 32,210 271
February 2018 27,900 -100 31,939 156
January 2018 28,000 -200 31,783 5
December 2017 28,200 100 31,778 -11
November 2017 28,100 0 31,789 -36