Muskegon, Michigan Job Growth
There were 65,200 jobs in Muskegon, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,714 employed persons for the month. Muskegon lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 389 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Muskegon 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.
Muskegon, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Muskegon 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 Muskegon, Michigan
CES employment for Muskegon peaked in March 2006 at 67,100. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Muskegon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,200 in July 2009, Muskegon has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,359 for Muskegon in August 2005. 9,645 jobs have been lost in Muskegon since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 66,065, Muskegon has added 8,649 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Muskegon, Michigan Employment History