Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa Job Growth
There were 81,700 jobs in Waterloo, Iowa in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,948 employed persons for the month. Waterloo lost 7,200 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,130 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waterloo 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.
Waterloo, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Waterloo 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 Waterloo, Iowa
CES employment for Waterloo peaked in August 2013 at 92,700. Since then 11,000 jobs have been lost in Waterloo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,067 for Waterloo in August 2008. 11,119 jobs have been lost in Waterloo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Waterloo, Iowa Employment History