Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth
There were 118,700 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,828 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 9,200 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 12,405 (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 143,200. Since then 24,500 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,500 in April 2020, Elkhart has gained 9,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,320 for Elkhart in April 2018. 20,492 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 80,423, Elkhart has added 12,405 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Elkhart, Indiana Employment History