Department of Numbers

Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 90,500 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,471 employed persons for the month. Saginaw added 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,500 +700 +1,200
CPS 85,471 -263 +161

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

Saginaw, Michigan Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Saginaw peaked in May 2000 at 99,200. Since then 8,700 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,000 in July 2009, Saginaw has gained 8,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,952 for Saginaw in April 2000. 11,481 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 79,028, Saginaw has added 6,443 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 90,500 700 85,471 -263
November 2016 89,800 0 85,734 -83
October 2016 89,800 -500 85,817 -532
September 2016 90,300 -200 86,349 645
August 2016 90,500 -400 85,704 105
July 2016 90,900 500 85,599 -51
June 2016 90,400 500 85,650 -596
May 2016 89,900 -200 86,246 -535
April 2016 90,100 0 86,781 -174
March 2016 90,100 700 86,955 69
February 2016 89,400 100 86,886 453
January 2016 89,300 0 86,433 1,123