Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth
There were 141,700 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,194 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 3,000 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 384 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart 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.
Elkhart, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Elkhart 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 Elkhart, Indiana
CES employment for Elkhart peaked in July 2018 at 143,000. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,900 in April 2020, Elkhart has gained 51,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,495 for Elkhart in May 2018. 2,301 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 69,017, Elkhart has added 42,177 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Elkhart, Indiana Employment History