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Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth

There were 227,600 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 213,332 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne lost 200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 313 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Wayne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 227,600 -200 +4,100
CPS 213,332 +313 +3,633

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 March 2019 at 227,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Fort Wayne according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Fort Wayne is at a new high of 213,332.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 227,600 -200 213,332 313
March 2019 227,800 100 213,019 591
February 2019 227,700 200 212,428 747
January 2019 227,500 700 211,681 601
December 2018 226,800 700 211,080 -25
November 2018 226,100 300 211,105 52
October 2018 225,800 600 211,053 306
September 2018 225,200 -400 210,747 396
August 2018 225,600 1,100 210,351 325
July 2018 224,500 400 210,026 173
June 2018 224,100 -300 209,853 46
May 2018 224,400 900 209,807 108