Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth
There were 220,500 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 209,834 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne added 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,163 (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 9,000 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 31,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 214,399 for Fort Wayne in December 2019. 4,565 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 40,775 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History