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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 76,200 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 93,815 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 490 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 76,200 -600 -100
CPS 93,815 -490 -78

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

Racine, Wisconsin Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Racine peaked in April 2000 at 82,200. Since then 6,000 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 2,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,545 for Racine in April 2000. 1,730 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 87,468, Racine has added 6,347 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 76,200 -600 93,815 -490
November 2016 76,800 0 94,305 -150
October 2016 76,800 -400 94,455 -583
September 2016 77,200 0 95,038 -58
August 2016 77,200 200 95,096 530
July 2016 77,000 100 94,566 418
June 2016 76,900 -200 94,148 -228
May 2016 77,100 500 94,376 146
April 2016 76,600 0 94,230 -54
March 2016 76,600 100 94,284 295
February 2016 76,500 300 93,989 181
January 2016 76,200 -100 93,808 -85