Dubuque, Iowa Job Growth
There were 51,600 jobs in Dubuque, Iowa in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 47,421 employed persons for the month. Dubuque lost 8,300 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,654 (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 2019 at 61,300. Since then 9,700 jobs have been lost in Dubuque according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,846 for Dubuque in August 2019. 8,425 jobs have been lost in Dubuque since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dubuque, Iowa Employment History