Columbus, Indiana Job Growth
There were 44,000 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 33,916 employed persons for the month. Columbus lost 9,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8,495 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbus 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.
Columbus, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbus 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 Columbus, Indiana
CES employment for Columbus peaked in July 2018 at 53,600. Since then 9,600 jobs have been lost in Columbus according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 44,153 for Columbus in February 2020. 10,237 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Indiana Employment History