Muncie, Indiana Job Growth
There were 48,000 jobs in Muncie, Indiana in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,594 employed persons for the month. Muncie lost 100 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 381 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Muncie 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.
Muncie, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Muncie 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 Muncie, Indiana
CES employment for Muncie peaked in August 2000 at 58,800. Since then 10,800 jobs have been lost in Muncie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,000 in April 2020, Muncie has gained 5,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,983 for Muncie in May 2001. 5,389 jobs have been lost in Muncie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 42,703, Muncie has added 8,891 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Muncie, Indiana Employment History