Sumter, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 39,400 jobs in Sumter, South Carolina in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 40,152 employed persons for the month. Sumter added 100 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 98 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sumter 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.
Sumter, South Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sumter 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 Sumter, South Carolina
CES employment for Sumter peaked in June 2000 at 41,600. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Sumter according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Sumter has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 43,373 for Sumter in February 2007. 3,221 jobs have been lost in Sumter since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,341, Sumter has added 1,811 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Sumter, South Carolina Employment History