Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 276,500 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 257,860 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 54 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson 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.
Jackson, Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jackson 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 Jackson, Mississippi
CES employment for Jackson peaked in February 2016 at 278,900. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,760 for Jackson in May 2004. 2,900 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 232,811, Jackson has added 25,049 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History