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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 78,200 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,990 employed persons for the month. Racine added 500 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 405 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,200 +500 +700
CPS 96,990 +405 +2,348

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 4,000 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Racine is at a new high of 96,990.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 78,200 500 96,990 405
July 2017 77,700 -100 96,585 371
June 2017 77,800 300 96,214 422
May 2017 77,500 -100 95,792 133
April 2017 77,600 100 95,659 -8
March 2017 77,500 -400 95,667 630
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