Dubuque, Iowa Job Growth
There were 59,400 jobs in Dubuque, Iowa in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,395 employed persons for the month. Dubuque added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,175 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dubuque 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.
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 peaked in January 2020 at 61,400. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Dubuque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,700 in April 2020, Dubuque has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,527 for Dubuque in August 2019. 2,132 jobs have been lost in Dubuque since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 49,241, Dubuque has added 4,154 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dubuque, Iowa Employment History