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Dubuque, Iowa Job Growth

There were 61,100 jobs in Dubuque, Iowa in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,953 employed persons for the month. Dubuque added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 764 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dubuque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,100 +100 +800
CPS 54,953 +764 +2,091

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 61,100.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Dubuque is at a new high of 54,953.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Dubuque, Iowa Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 61,100 100 54,953 764
January 2019 61,000 300 54,189 1,289
December 2018 60,700 -200 52,900 -133
November 2018 60,900 0 53,033 -182
October 2018 60,900 100 53,215 280
September 2018 60,800 0 52,935 -151
August 2018 60,800 100 53,086 21
July 2018 60,700 0 53,065 -25
June 2018 60,700 100 53,090 235
May 2018 60,600 200 52,855 -120
April 2018 60,400 100 52,975 -55
March 2018 60,300 0 53,030 168