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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 58,100 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,313 employed persons for the month. Mankato lost 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 130 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,100 -500 +600
CPS 59,313 +130 +1,323

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

Mankato, Minnesota Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Mankato peaked in October 2017 at 58,600. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Mankato is at a new high of 59,313.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 58,100 -500 59,313 130
October 2017 58,600 100 59,183 229
September 2017 58,500 900 58,954 486
August 2017 57,600 400 58,468 228
July 2017 57,200 100 58,240 -6
June 2017 57,100 -1,000 58,246 324
May 2017 58,100 300 57,922 -373
April 2017 57,800 100 58,295 -102
March 2017 57,700 300 58,397 129
February 2017 57,400 400 58,268 247
January 2017 57,000 -500 58,021 119
December 2016 57,500 0 57,902 -88