Ames, Iowa Job Growth
There were 54,900 jobs in Ames, Iowa in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,906 employed persons for the month. Ames lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 309 (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 September 2018 is at a new high of 54,900.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Ames is at a new high of 57,906.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ames, Iowa Employment History