Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Job Growth
There were 38,000 jobs in Michigan City, Indiana in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 40,496 employed persons for the month. Michigan City added 900 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,724 (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 12,300 jobs have been lost in Michigan City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,100 in April 2020, Michigan City has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,147 for Michigan City in April 2000. 11,651 jobs have been lost in Michigan City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 37,772, Michigan City has added 2,724 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan City, Indiana Employment History