Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana Job Growth
There were 1,061,500 jobs in Indianapolis, Indiana in January 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,042,741 employed persons for the month. Indianapolis lost 500 jobs in January 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 16,339 (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 February 2020 at 1,102,000. Since then 40,500 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 954,000 in April 2020, Indianapolis has gained 107,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,059,080 for Indianapolis in December 2020. 16,339 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Indianapolis, Indiana Employment History