Columbus, Indiana Job Growth
There were 51,000 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,659 employed persons for the month. Columbus lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 107 (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 2,600 jobs have been lost in Columbus according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,700 in April 2020, Columbus has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 44,153 for Columbus in February 2020. 1,494 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,308, Columbus has added 6,351 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Indiana Employment History