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Dubuque, Iowa Job Growth

There were 61,600 jobs in Dubuque, Iowa in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,504 employed persons for the month. Dubuque added 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 249 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dubuque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,600 +400 +900
CPS 55,504 +249 +1,312

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

Dubuque, Iowa Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Dubuque in July 2019 is at a new high of 61,600.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Dubuque is at a new high of 55,504.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Dubuque, Iowa Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 61,600 400 55,504 249
June 2019 61,200 -200 55,255 158
May 2019 61,400 -100 55,097 152
April 2019 61,500 400 54,945 294
March 2019 61,100 100 54,651 273
February 2019 61,000 0 54,378 186
January 2019 61,000 300 54,192 97
December 2018 60,700 -200 54,095 -17
November 2018 60,900 0 54,112 -54
October 2018 60,900 100 54,166 -55
September 2018 60,800 0 54,221 -14
August 2018 60,800 100 54,235 43