Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth
There were 142,900 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 112,787 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 369 (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 May 2019 at 143,500. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Elkhart according to the employer survey. From a trough of 142,700 in July 2019, Elkhart has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 114,327 for Elkhart in April 2019. 1,540 jobs have been lost in Elkhart since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Elkhart, Indiana Employment History