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Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana Job Growth

There were 143,400 jobs in Elkhart, Indiana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,132 employed persons for the month. Elkhart added 900 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,637 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elkhart job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 143,400 +900 +7,900
CPS 113,132 +1,637 +7,214

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 143,400.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Elkhart is at a new high of 113,132.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Elkhart, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 143,400 900 113,132 1,637
January 2018 142,500 1,100 111,495 1,735
December 2017 141,400 900 109,760 1,051
November 2017 140,500 1,100 108,709 -109
October 2017 139,400 -500 108,818 -375
September 2017 139,900 1,300 109,193 -66
August 2017 138,600 600 109,259 124
July 2017 138,000 800 109,135 889
June 2017 137,200 1,800 108,246 469
May 2017 135,400 -800 107,777 401
April 2017 136,200 600 107,376 855
March 2017 135,600 100 106,521 603