Department of Numbers

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 65,900 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,293 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 247 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,900 -100 +900
CPS 66,293 -247 +536

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 July 2018 at 66,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,902 for Hattiesburg in July 2018. 609 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 65,900 -100 66,293 -247
September 2018 66,000 0 66,540 -133
August 2018 66,000 0 66,673 -229
July 2018 66,000 100 66,902 453
June 2018 65,900 400 66,449 -87
May 2018 65,500 300 66,536 526
April 2018 65,200 0 66,010 32
March 2018 65,200 100 65,978 122
February 2018 65,099 99 65,856 226
January 2018 65,000 0 65,630 -367
December 2017 65,000 0 65,997 155
November 2017 65,000 0 65,842 85