Department of Numbers

Ann Arbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 219,000 jobs in Ann Arbor, Michigan in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,517 employed persons for the month. Ann Arbor added 400 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,695 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ann Arbor job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 219,000 +400 +3,400
CPS 187,517 -1,695 -2,101

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

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan

CES employment for Ann Arbor in February 2017 is at a new high of 219,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 192,661 for Ann Arbor in November 2016. 5,144 jobs have been lost in Ann Arbor since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 219,000 400 187,517 -1,695
January 2017 218,600 -200 189,212 -3,029
December 2016 218,800 700 192,241 -420
November 2016 218,100 600 192,661 804
October 2016 217,500 -1,400 191,857 645
September 2016 218,900 1,400 191,212 1,678
August 2016 217,500 1,300 189,534 640
July 2016 216,200 1,800 188,894 -458
June 2016 214,400 1,900 189,352 6
May 2016 212,500 -4,900 189,346 -1,872
April 2016 217,400 1,200 191,218 659
March 2016 216,200 600 190,559 941