Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan Job Growth
There were 231,700 jobs in Lansing, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 236,962 employed persons for the month. Lansing lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 967 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lansing 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.
Lansing, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lansing 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 Lansing, Michigan
CES employment for Lansing peaked in October 2000 at 238,200. Since then 6,500 jobs have been lost in Lansing according to the employer survey. From a trough of 211,700 in July 2009, Lansing has gained 20,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 242,322 for Lansing in December 2000. 5,360 jobs have been lost in Lansing since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 218,715, Lansing has added 18,247 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lansing, Michigan Employment History