Cedar Rapids, Iowa Job Growth
There were 130,600 jobs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,206 employed persons for the month. Cedar Rapids lost 14,200 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 11,461 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cedar Rapids 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.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
CES employment for Cedar Rapids peaked in January 2019 at 146,900. Since then 16,300 jobs have been lost in Cedar Rapids according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 145,687 for Cedar Rapids in August 2019. 15,481 jobs have been lost in Cedar Rapids since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Employment History