Columbus, Indiana Job Growth
There were 50,300 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,499 employed persons for the month. Columbus lost 0 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 136 (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 January 2020 at 53,700. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Columbus according to the employer survey. From a trough of 42,300 in April 2020, Columbus has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 44,688 for Columbus in February 2020. 2,189 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 34,109, Columbus has added 8,390 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Indiana Employment History