Department of Numbers

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 65,800 jobs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,699 employed persons for the month. Hattiesburg lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 202 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hattiesburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,800 -200 +1,200
CPS 66,699 +202 +1,902

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 December 2021 at 66,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Hattiesburg according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Hattiesburg is at a new high of 66,699.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 65,800 -200 66,699 202
March 2022 66,000 0 66,497 325
February 2022 66,000 -100 66,172 177
January 2022 66,100 -100 65,995 46
December 2021 66,200 100 65,949 -28
November 2021 66,100 0 65,977 -13
October 2021 66,100 600 65,990 103
September 2021 65,500 99 65,887 176
August 2021 65,400 -499 65,711 214
July 2021 65,900 600 65,497 239
June 2021 65,300 200 65,258 232
May 2021 65,099 500 65,026 229