Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 82,000 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,287 employed persons for the month. Joplin lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 260 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Joplin 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.
Joplin, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Joplin 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 Joplin, Missouri
CES employment for Joplin peaked in January 2019 at 82,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Joplin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,099 for Joplin in February 2016. 1,812 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 80,899, Joplin has added 1,388 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History