Iowa City, Iowa Job Growth
There were 102,700 jobs in Iowa City, Iowa in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,293 employed persons for the month. Iowa City added 100 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Iowa City 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.
Iowa City, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Iowa City 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 Iowa City, Iowa
CES employment for Iowa City in December 2018 is at a new high of 102,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,460 for Iowa City in October 2018. 167 jobs have been lost in Iowa City since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 96,276, Iowa City has added 17 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa City, Iowa Employment History