Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Job Growth
There were 41,000 jobs in Michigan City, Indiana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,312 employed persons for the month. Michigan City lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 80 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Michigan City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 9,300 jobs have been lost in Michigan City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,800 in January 2018, Michigan City has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,307 for Michigan City in April 2000. 6,995 jobs have been lost in Michigan City since then according to the household survey. From a March 2013 low of 44,205, Michigan City has added 1,107 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan City, Indiana Employment History