Department of Numbers

Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 43,300 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,671 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 370 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 43,300 -300 +300
CPS 74,671 -370 +252

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

Monroe, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Monroe 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 Monroe, Michigan

CES employment for Monroe peaked in April 2003 at 46,200. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in February 2010, Monroe has gained 6,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,570 for Monroe in March 2016. 899 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 43,300 -300 74,671 -370
November 2016 43,600 -100 75,041 60
October 2016 43,700 200 74,981 -118
September 2016 43,500 -200 75,099 38
August 2016 43,700 -400 75,061 -123
July 2016 44,100 1,100 75,184 138
June 2016 43,000 -300 75,046 -475
May 2016 43,300 -300 75,521 -39
April 2016 43,600 100 75,560 -10
March 2016 43,500 100 75,570 29
February 2016 43,400 600 75,541 567
January 2016 42,800 -200 74,974 555