Cedar Rapids, Iowa Job Growth
There were 144,200 jobs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 141,658 employed persons for the month. Cedar Rapids added 500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 567 (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 June 2018 at 145,600. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Cedar Rapids according to the employer survey. From a trough of 143,700 in June 2019, Cedar Rapids has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Cedar Rapids is at a new high of 141,658.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Employment History