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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 77,600 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,633 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 300 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 596 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 77,600 -300 -600
CPS 95,633 +596 +641

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 4,600 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Racine is at a new high of 95,633.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 77,600 -300 95,633 596
February 2017 77,900 400 95,037 600
January 2017 77,500 600 94,437 306
December 2016 76,900 100 94,131 1
November 2016 76,800 0 94,130 -154
October 2016 76,800 -800 94,284 -262
September 2016 77,600 100 94,546 -96
August 2016 77,500 100 94,642 64
July 2016 77,400 200 94,578 25
June 2016 77,200 -200 94,553 -71
May 2016 77,400 0 94,624 -196
April 2016 77,400 -800 94,820 -172