Peoria, Illinois Job Growth
There were 159,700 jobs in Peoria, Illinois in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 154,292 employed persons for the month. Peoria lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 362 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Peoria job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Peoria, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Peoria 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 Peoria, Illinois
CES employment for Peoria peaked in October 2008 at 190,100. Since then 30,400 jobs have been lost in Peoria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 149,500 in April 2020, Peoria has gained 10,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 195,359 for Peoria in September 2007. 41,067 jobs have been lost in Peoria since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 126,102, Peoria has added 28,190 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Peoria, Illinois Employment History