Department of Numbers

Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth

There were 280,400 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 263,752 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 104 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 280,400 +100 +2,400
CPS 263,752 +104 +6,656

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 in March 2017 is at a new high of 280,400.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Jackson is at a new high of 263,752.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Jackson, Mississippi Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 280,400 100 263,752 104
February 2017 280,300 200 263,648 1,666
January 2017 280,100 900 261,982 2,407
December 2016 279,200 -400 259,575 585
November 2016 279,600 -200 258,990 617
October 2016 279,800 800 258,373 696
September 2016 279,000 600 257,677 562
August 2016 278,400 -600 257,115 317
July 2016 279,000 900 256,798 193
June 2016 278,100 -900 256,605 -32
May 2016 279,000 100 256,637 -249
April 2016 278,900 900 256,886 -210