Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 133,500 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 131,550 employed persons for the month. Duluth lost 1,000 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 207 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Duluth 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.
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 November 2014 at 137,500. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Duluth according to the employer survey. From a trough of 132,500 in February 2016, Duluth has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,361 for Duluth in December 2014. 5,811 jobs have been lost in Duluth since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Duluth, Minnesota Employment History