Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana Job Growth
There were 104,500 jobs in Lafayette, Indiana in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,121 employed persons for the month. Lafayette added 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 92 (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 2022 at 104,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lafayette according to the employer survey. From a trough of 104,200 in August 2022, Lafayette has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,643 for Lafayette in December 2019. 2,522 jobs have been lost in Lafayette since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 83,781, Lafayette has added 24,340 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lafayette, Indiana Employment History