Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 67,800 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,157 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 200 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 67 (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 September 2022 at 68,400. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,362 for Hattiesburg in August 2022. 1,205 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History