Department of Numbers

Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 138,000 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,793 employed persons for the month. Duluth added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 235 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Duluth job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 138,000 +400 +2,400
CPS 137,793 +235 +4,278

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 peaked in September 2017 at 138,000. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Duluth according to the employer survey. From a trough of 137,600 in October 2017, Duluth has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 138,085 for Duluth in September 2017. 292 jobs have been lost in Duluth since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 137,558, Duluth has added 235 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Duluth, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 138,000 400 137,793 235
October 2017 137,600 -400 137,558 -527
September 2017 138,000 700 138,085 881
August 2017 137,300 -600 137,204 377
July 2017 137,900 1,400 136,827 740
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