Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa Job Growth
There were 184,500 jobs in Davenport, Iowa in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 179,919 employed persons for the month. Davenport added 400 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 120 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Davenport 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.
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 6,900 jobs have been lost in Davenport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 161,400 in April 2020, Davenport has gained 23,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 197,781 for Davenport in February 2008. 17,862 jobs have been lost in Davenport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 154,545, Davenport has added 25,374 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Davenport, Iowa Employment History