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Columbus, Indiana Job Growth

There were 54,200 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,292 employed persons for the month. Columbus added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 282 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbus job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,200 +400 +1,600
CPS 45,292 +282 +1,245

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 54,200.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Columbus is at a new high of 45,292.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Columbus, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 54,200 400 45,292 282
January 2019 53,800 -100 45,010 151
December 2018 53,900 300 44,859 -58
November 2018 53,600 0 44,917 -105
October 2018 53,600 100 45,022 15
September 2018 53,500 100 45,007 112
August 2018 53,400 -100 44,895 29
July 2018 53,500 0 44,866 347
June 2018 53,500 300 44,519 -205
May 2018 53,200 100 44,724 -4
April 2018 53,100 300 44,728 188
March 2018 52,800 200 44,540 493