South Bend-Mishawaka, Indiana Job Growth
There were 143,700 jobs in South Bend, Indiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 156,692 employed persons for the month. South Bend lost 700 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 262 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare South Bend 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.
South Bend, Indiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for South Bend 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 South Bend, Indiana
CES employment for South Bend peaked in May 2000 at 151,000. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in South Bend according to the employer survey. From a trough of 129,800 in July 2009, South Bend has gained 13,899 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 157,116 for South Bend in April 2000. 424 jobs have been lost in South Bend since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 134,400, South Bend has added 22,292 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Bend, Indiana Employment History