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Terre Haute, Indiana Job Growth

There were 70,700 jobs in Terre Haute, Indiana in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,515 employed persons for the month. Terre Haute added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 372 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Terre Haute job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 70,700 +200 -200
CPS 74,515 +372 +1,361

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Terre Haute, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Terre Haute 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 Terre Haute, Indiana

CES employment for Terre Haute peaked in April 2000 at 78,000. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in Terre Haute according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,700 in September 2010, Terre Haute has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,010 for Terre Haute in April 2000. 3,495 jobs have been lost in Terre Haute since then according to the household survey. From a March 2013 low of 70,463, Terre Haute has added 4,052 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Terre Haute, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 70,700 200 74,515 372
January 2019 70,500 100 74,143 55
December 2018 70,400 0 74,088 260
November 2018 70,400 100 73,828 -77
October 2018 70,300 -200 73,905 -185
September 2018 70,500 600 74,090 -334
August 2018 69,900 -800 74,424 -201
July 2018 70,700 -500 74,625 189
June 2018 71,200 500 74,436 138
May 2018 70,700 100 74,298 235
April 2018 70,600 -200 74,063 145
March 2018 70,800 -100 73,918 764