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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 27,200 jobs in Danville, Illinois in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,196 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 146 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 27,200 -300 -800
CPS 31,196 -146 -743

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 7,000 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 26,900 in August 2018, Danville has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 6,300 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 27,200 -300 31,196 -146
January 2019 27,500 100 31,342 -832
December 2018 27,400 -100 32,174 -281
November 2018 27,500 -100 32,455 -79
October 2018 27,600 100 32,534 133
September 2018 27,500 600 32,401 238
August 2018 26,900 -200 32,163 -198
July 2018 27,100 -600 32,361 37
June 2018 27,700 0 32,324 -65
May 2018 27,700 0 32,389 75
April 2018 27,700 -200 32,314 104
March 2018 27,900 -100 32,210 271