Peoria, Illinois Job Growth
There were 171,100 jobs in Peoria, Illinois in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 167,509 employed persons for the month. Peoria lost 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 347 (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 190,300. Since then 19,200 jobs have been lost in Peoria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 169,700 in February 2017, Peoria has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 195,618 for Peoria in October 2007. 28,109 jobs have been lost in Peoria since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 167,162, Peoria has added 347 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Peoria, Illinois Employment History