Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Job Growth
There were 41,100 jobs in Michigan City, Indiana in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,256 employed persons for the month. Michigan City added 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 67 (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 9,200 jobs have been lost in Michigan City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,900 in May 2019, Michigan City has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,147 for Michigan City in April 2000. 6,891 jobs have been lost in Michigan City since then according to the household survey. From a March 2013 low of 44,272, Michigan City has added 984 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan City, Indiana Employment History