Department of Numbers

Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 69,400 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,922 employed persons for the month. Janesville lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,400 -300 +1,300
CPS 83,922 +170 +3,235

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 1,500 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,800 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,951 for Janesville in July 2017. 29 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 83,732, Janesville has added 190 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 69,400 -300 83,922 170
October 2017 69,700 -400 83,752 -63
September 2017 70,100 600 83,815 83
August 2017 69,500 0 83,732 -219
July 2017 69,500 400 83,951 866
June 2017 69,100 200 83,085 -66
May 2017 68,900 -100 83,151 44
April 2017 69,000 100 83,107 487
March 2017 68,900 0 82,620 560
February 2017 68,900 700 82,060 1,082
January 2017 68,200 500 80,978 279
December 2016 67,700 -400 80,699 12