Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth
There were 216,400 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,559 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne lost 5,200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 884 (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 13,100 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 27,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 214,399 for Fort Wayne in December 2019. 6,840 jobs have been lost in Fort Wayne since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 169,059, Fort Wayne has added 38,500 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History