Department of Numbers

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 65,200 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,872 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 268 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,200 +200 +799
CPS 65,872 +268 -303

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 June 2017 at 65,200. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,700 in September 2017, Hattiesburg has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,184 for Hattiesburg in April 2017. 312 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 65,334, Hattiesburg has added 538 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 65,200 200 65,872 268
January 2018 65,000 0 65,604 -204
December 2017 65,000 0 65,808 200
November 2017 65,000 0 65,608 7
October 2017 65,000 300 65,601 22
September 2017 64,700 -500 65,579 245
August 2017 65,200 200 65,334 -631
July 2017 65,000 -200 65,965 48
June 2017 65,200 600 65,917 -213
May 2017 64,599 299 66,130 -54
April 2017 64,300 -200 66,184 70
March 2017 64,500 99 66,114 -61