Department of Numbers

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 48,800 jobs in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,303 employed persons for the month. Fond du Lac lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fond du Lac job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,800 -200 +400
CPS 56,303 -29 -540

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

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

CES employment for Fond du Lac peaked in April 2006 at 49,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Fond du Lac according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in February 2010, Fond du Lac has gained 4,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,248 for Fond du Lac in March 2018. 945 jobs have been lost in Fond du Lac since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 56,291, Fond du Lac has added 12 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 48,800 -200 56,303 -29
January 2019 49,000 -100 56,332 -9
December 2018 49,100 100 56,341 -156
November 2018 49,000 100 56,497 57
October 2018 48,900 300 56,440 149
September 2018 48,600 -500 56,291 -1
August 2018 49,100 200 56,292 -453
July 2018 48,900 100 56,745 -315
June 2018 48,800 300 57,060 -81
May 2018 48,500 0 57,141 -32
April 2018 48,500 100 57,173 -75
March 2018 48,400 0 57,248 405