Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 61,300 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,638 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg added 2,100 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,507 (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 November 2019 at 66,000. Since then 4,700 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 59,200 in April 2020, Hattiesburg has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,327 for Hattiesburg in December 2019. 6,689 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,131, Hattiesburg has added 4,507 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History