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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 147,300 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 116,788 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 200 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 165 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 147,300 +200 +2,300
CPS 116,788 -165 +2,034

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 148,500. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 147,100 in October 2022, Elkhart has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,290 for Elkhart in June 2022. 1,502 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 147,300 200 116,788 -165
October 2022 147,100 -300 116,953 -386
September 2022 147,400 -200 117,339 -467
August 2022 147,600 -500 117,806 -378
July 2022 148,100 100 118,184 -106
June 2022 148,000 -100 118,290 14
May 2022 148,100 -400 118,276 298
April 2022 148,500 200 117,978 606
March 2022 148,300 200 117,372 824
February 2022 148,100 1,500 116,548 951
January 2022 146,600 1,000 115,597 899
December 2021 145,600 600 114,698 -56