Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth
There were 140,700 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,988 employed persons for the month. Elkhart lost 100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 191 (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 April 2022 at 148,800. Since then 8,100 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,200 in June 2023, Elkhart has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 117,016 for Elkhart in April 2022. 8,028 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Elkhart, Indiana Employment History