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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 69,800 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,194 employed persons for the month. Janesville lost 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 437 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,800 -600 +2,400
CPS 83,194 -437 +2,953

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

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Janesville 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 Janesville, Wisconsin

CES employment for Janesville peaked in December 2006 at 70,900. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,800 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 9,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,631 for Janesville in November 2016. 437 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 69,800 -600 83,194 -437
November 2016 70,400 100 83,631 320
October 2016 70,300 200 83,311 108
September 2016 70,100 200 83,203 -154
August 2016 69,900 -800 83,357 -32
July 2016 70,700 200 83,389 796
June 2016 70,500 900 82,593 -20
May 2016 69,600 -300 82,613 146
April 2016 69,900 900 82,467 272
March 2016 69,000 100 82,195 184
February 2016 68,900 300 82,011 935
January 2016 68,600 1,200 81,076 835