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Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Job Growth

There were 40,300 jobs in Michigan City, Indiana in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,650 employed persons for the month. Michigan City lost 0 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Michigan City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,300 0 +500
CPS 44,650 -39 +692

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

Michigan City, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Michigan City 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 Michigan City, Indiana

CES employment for Michigan City peaked in April 2000 at 50,300. Since then 10,000 jobs have been lost in Michigan City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,300 in April 2020, Michigan City has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,142 for Michigan City in April 2000. 7,492 jobs have been lost in Michigan City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 37,967, Michigan City has added 6,683 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Michigan City, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 40,300 0 44,650 -39
August 2022 40,300 100 44,689 -86
July 2022 40,200 200 44,775 -97
June 2022 40,000 -300 44,872 -105
May 2022 40,300 -200 44,977 -6
April 2022 40,500 -100 44,983 63
March 2022 40,600 -200 44,920 170
February 2022 40,800 0 44,750 316
January 2022 40,800 200 44,434 246
December 2021 40,600 200 44,188 -3
November 2021 40,400 200 44,191 61
October 2021 40,200 400 44,130 172