Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 56,700 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,709 employed persons for the month. Mankato added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 146 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato 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.
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 April 2016 at 56,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,000 in June 2016, Mankato has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,707 for Mankato in February 2016. 1,998 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 56,586, Mankato has added 123 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mankato, Minnesota Employment History