Jackson, Michigan Job Growth
There were 54,200 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,253 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 694 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson 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.
Jackson, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jackson 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 Jackson, Michigan
CES employment for Jackson peaked in August 2000 at 65,600. Since then 11,400 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,800 in March 2010, Jackson has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,221 for Jackson in December 2000. 8,968 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a September 2009 low of 64,817, Jackson has added 3,436 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Michigan Employment History