Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa Job Growth
There were 187,800 jobs in Davenport, Iowa in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 186,542 employed persons for the month. Davenport lost 900 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 278 (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 191,200. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Davenport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 178,200 in January 2010, Davenport has gained 9,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,208 for Davenport in February 2008. 11,666 jobs have been lost in Davenport since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 180,307, Davenport has added 6,235 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Davenport, Iowa Employment History