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Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth

There were 228,000 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 214,101 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne added 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,302 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Wayne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 228,000 +500 +3,900
CPS 214,101 +1,302 +6,685

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne, Indiana

CES employment for Fort Wayne in February 2019 is at a new high of 228,000.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Fort Wayne is at a new high of 214,101.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 228,000 500 214,101 1,302
January 2019 227,500 700 212,799 841
December 2018 226,800 700 211,958 -170
November 2018 226,100 300 212,128 -223
October 2018 225,800 600 212,351 190
September 2018 225,200 -400 212,161 -175
August 2018 225,600 1,100 212,336 374
July 2018 224,500 400 211,962 1,202
June 2018 224,100 -300 210,760 187
May 2018 224,400 900 210,573 292
April 2018 223,500 -800 210,281 840
March 2018 224,300 200 209,441 2,025