Flint, Michigan Job Growth
There were 139,700 jobs in Flint, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 171,937 employed persons for the month. Flint lost 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,632 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flint 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.
Flint, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Flint 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 Flint, Michigan
CES employment for Flint peaked in July 2000 at 168,000. Since then 28,300 jobs have been lost in Flint according to the employer survey. From a trough of 132,300 in December 2009, Flint has gained 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 208,197 for Flint in January 2001. 36,260 jobs have been lost in Flint since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 160,781, Flint has added 11,156 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Flint, Michigan Employment History