Columbus, Indiana Job Growth
There were 53,500 jobs in Columbus, Indiana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,978 employed persons for the month. Columbus added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 253 (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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 53,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 44,598 for Columbus in July 2017. 620 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 43,725, Columbus has added 253 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Indiana Employment History