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Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth

There were 511,700 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 483,768 employed persons for the month. Omaha added 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,201 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Omaha job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 511,700 +700 +9,500
CPS 483,768 +2,201 +10,776

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Omaha, Nebraska Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Omaha 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 Omaha, Nebraska

CES employment for Omaha in July 2019 is at a new high of 511,700.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Omaha is at a new high of 483,768.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Omaha, Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 511,700 700 483,768 2,201
June 2019 511,000 1,400 481,567 2,318
May 2019 509,600 700 479,249 1,466
April 2019 508,900 1,100 477,783 1,329
March 2019 507,800 500 476,454 1,090
February 2019 507,300 -500 475,364 1,184
January 2019 507,800 2,000 474,180 713
December 2018 505,800 1,800 473,467 -31
November 2018 504,000 1,000 473,498 -80
October 2018 503,000 600 473,578 58
September 2018 502,400 300 473,520 199
August 2018 502,100 -100 473,321 329