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Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa Job Growth

There were 185,900 jobs in Davenport, Iowa in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 184,248 employed persons for the month. Davenport lost 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 484 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Davenport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 185,900 -200 +7,800
CPS 184,248 +484 +6,907

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

Davenport, Iowa Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Davenport 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 Davenport, Iowa

CES employment for Davenport peaked in February 2008 at 191,400. Since then 5,500 jobs have been lost in Davenport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 161,700 in April 2020, Davenport has gained 24,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 197,781 for Davenport in February 2008. 13,533 jobs have been lost in Davenport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 155,160, Davenport has added 29,088 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Davenport, Iowa Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 185,900 -200 184,248 484
August 2022 186,100 -300 183,764 870
July 2022 186,400 900 182,894 934
June 2022 185,500 900 181,960 911
May 2022 184,600 800 181,049 608
April 2022 183,800 2,000 180,441 436
March 2022 181,800 -200 180,005 404
February 2022 182,000 900 179,601 821
January 2022 181,100 300 178,780 813
December 2021 180,800 4,200 177,967 -65
November 2021 176,600 -3,000 178,032 96
October 2021 179,600 1,500 177,936 595