Ames, Iowa Job Growth
There were 53,800 jobs in Ames, Iowa in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,880 employed persons for the month. Ames added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 407 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ames 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.
Ames, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ames 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 Ames, Iowa
CES employment for Ames in February 2019 is at a new high of 53,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,880 for Ames in December 2018. 0 jobs have been lost in Ames since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 57,473, Ames has added 407 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ames, Iowa Employment History