Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana Job Growth
There were 105,000 jobs in Lafayette, Indiana in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,365 employed persons for the month. Lafayette added 1,000 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 179 (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 June 2018 at 107,000. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Lafayette according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,400 in April 2020, Lafayette has gained 19,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,174 for Lafayette in February 2020. 1,809 jobs have been lost in Lafayette since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 84,823, Lafayette has added 23,542 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lafayette, Indiana Employment History