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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 143,000 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,788 employed persons for the month. Elkhart lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 326 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 143,000 0 +800
CPS 114,788 -326 +1,629

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 in January 2019 is at a new high of 143,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 115,611 for Elkhart in December 2018. 823 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 143,000 0 114,788 -326
January 2019 143,000 200 115,114 -497
December 2018 142,800 300 115,611 343
November 2018 142,500 400 115,268 63
October 2018 142,100 -600 115,205 361
September 2018 142,700 100 114,844 -20
August 2018 142,600 -100 114,864 -592
July 2018 142,700 200 115,456 474
June 2018 142,500 -100 114,982 545
May 2018 142,600 -100 114,437 -36
April 2018 142,700 300 114,473 4
March 2018 142,400 200 114,469 1,310