Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana Job Growth
There were 965,900 jobs in Indianapolis, Indiana in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 857,369 employed persons for the month. Indianapolis lost 124,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 153,373 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Indianapolis 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.
Indianapolis, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis, Indiana
CES employment for Indianapolis peaked in January 2020 at 1,097,200. Since then 131,300 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,046,952 for Indianapolis in February 2020. 189,583 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Indianapolis, Indiana Employment History