Bay City, Michigan Job Growth
There were 36,200 jobs in Bay City, Michigan in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,375 employed persons for the month. Bay City lost 300 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 208 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bay City 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.
Bay City, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bay City 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 Bay City, Michigan
CES employment for Bay City peaked in April 2000 at 42,400. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Bay City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,800 in July 2009, Bay City has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,914 for Bay City in April 2000. 5,539 jobs have been lost in Bay City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 47,761, Bay City has added 1,614 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bay City, Michigan Employment History