Columbus, Indiana Job Growth
There were 53,900 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,567 employed persons for the month. Columbus lost 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 237 (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 May 2019 at 54,600. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Columbus according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,053 for Columbus in April 2019. 486 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Indiana Employment History