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Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth

There were 223,900 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 210,098 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne lost 400 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 657 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Wayne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 223,900 -400 +3,200
CPS 210,098 +657 +4,869

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 2018 at 224,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Fort Wayne according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Fort Wayne is at a new high of 210,098.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 223,900 -400 210,098 657
March 2018 224,300 200 209,441 2,025
February 2018 224,100 700 207,416 2,540
January 2018 223,400 500 204,876 -411
December 2017 222,900 500 205,287 17
November 2017 222,400 900 205,270 76
October 2017 221,500 100 205,194 75
September 2017 221,400 500 205,119 20
August 2017 220,900 300 205,099 -4
July 2017 220,600 100 205,103 81
June 2017 220,500 0 205,022 -2
May 2017 220,500 -200 205,024 -205