Department of Numbers

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 66,400 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,266 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 500 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 96 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,400 -500 +900
CPS 67,266 -96 +1,379

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg, Mississippi

CES employment for Hattiesburg peaked in August 2022 at 66,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,362 for Hattiesburg in August 2022. 96 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 66,400 -500 67,266 -96
August 2022 66,900 300 67,362 173
July 2022 66,600 100 67,189 87
June 2022 66,500 700 67,102 220
May 2022 65,800 100 66,882 181
April 2022 65,700 -300 66,701 204
March 2022 66,000 0 66,497 325
February 2022 66,000 -100 66,172 177
January 2022 66,100 -100 65,995 46
December 2021 66,200 100 65,949 -28
November 2021 66,100 0 65,977 -13
October 2021 66,100 600 65,990 103