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Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 137,700 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,156 employed persons for the month. Duluth added 1,200 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,069 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Duluth job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 137,700 +1,200 +2,700
CPS 137,156 +1,069 +3,742

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

Duluth, Minnesota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Duluth 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 Duluth, Minnesota

CES employment for Duluth in July 2017 is at a new high of 137,700.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Duluth is at a new high of 137,156.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Duluth, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 137,700 1,200 137,156 1,069
June 2017 136,500 500 136,087 947
May 2017 136,000 0 135,140 -206
April 2017 136,000 -1,100 135,346 -330
March 2017 137,100 -100 135,676 519
February 2017 137,200 300 135,157 483
January 2017 136,900 1,600 134,674 1,182
December 2016 135,300 -300 133,492 -23
November 2016 135,600 300 133,515 -23
October 2016 135,300 300 133,538 -64
September 2016 135,000 200 133,602 75
August 2016 134,800 -200 133,527 113