Iowa City, Iowa Job Growth
There were 99,800 jobs in Iowa City, Iowa in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,675 employed persons for the month. Iowa City lost 0 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 75 (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 peaked in December 2017 at 102,400. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Iowa City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 99,800 in September 2019, Iowa City has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2019 for Iowa City is at a new high of 97,675.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa City, Iowa Employment History