Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana Job Growth
There were 103,100 jobs in Lafayette, Indiana in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,467 employed persons for the month. Lafayette lost 600 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 416 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lafayette 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.
Lafayette, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lafayette 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 Lafayette, Indiana
CES employment for Lafayette peaked in March 2022 at 103,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Lafayette according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,643 for Lafayette in December 2019. 4,176 jobs have been lost in Lafayette since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 83,781, Lafayette has added 22,686 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lafayette, Indiana Employment History