Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 282,800 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 260,611 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 500 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,749 (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 December 2017 at 283,300. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 263,697 for Jackson in March 2017. 3,086 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 258,862, Jackson has added 1,749 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History