Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth
There were 222,100 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 212,746 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 543 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Wayne 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.
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 peaked in January 2020 at 229,500. Since then 7,400 jobs have been lost in Fort Wayne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 188,900 in April 2020, Fort Wayne has gained 33,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 213,617 for Fort Wayne in February 2020. 871 jobs have been lost in Fort Wayne since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 172,476, Fort Wayne has added 40,270 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History