Department of Numbers

Fort Wayne, Indiana Job Growth

There were 228,200 jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 212,355 employed persons for the month. Fort Wayne added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 194 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Wayne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 228,200 +700 +6,700
CPS 212,355 +194 +7,161

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 228,200.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Fort Wayne is at a new high of 212,355.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 228,200 700 212,355 194
September 2018 227,500 400 212,161 -175
August 2018 227,100 1,000 212,336 374
July 2018 226,100 1,000 211,962 1,202
June 2018 225,100 -100 210,760 187
May 2018 225,200 600 210,573 292
April 2018 224,600 300 210,281 840
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