Department of Numbers

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 64,400 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,879 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 0 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 142 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,400 0 -199
CPS 65,879 -142 +836

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 1,499 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,100 in April 2020, Hattiesburg has gained 6,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,158 for Hattiesburg in May 2021. 279 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 64,400 0 65,879 -142
October 2021 64,400 -199 66,021 -56
September 2021 64,599 -400 66,077 -50
August 2021 65,000 -600 66,127 -27
July 2021 65,600 800 66,154 76
June 2021 64,800 200 66,078 -80
May 2021 64,599 199 66,158 106
April 2021 64,400 100 66,052 129
March 2021 64,300 0 65,923 99
February 2021 64,300 -200 65,824 212
January 2021 64,500 400 65,612 350
December 2020 64,099 -500 65,262 219