Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 64,300 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,404 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 196 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg 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.
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 2019 at 65,900. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,100 in April 2020, Hattiesburg has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,152 for Hattiesburg in September 2020. 748 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History