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Ann Arbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 225,200 jobs in Ann Arbor, Michigan in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 190,273 employed persons for the month. Ann Arbor added 500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 127 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ann Arbor job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 225,200 +500 +1,200
CPS 190,273 +127 +1,428

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

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan

CES employment for Ann Arbor peaked in August 2018 at 225,200. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Ann Arbor according to the employer survey. From a trough of 222,500 in October 2018, Ann Arbor has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Ann Arbor is at a new high of 190,273.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 225,200 500 190,273 127
June 2019 224,700 200 190,146 454
May 2019 224,500 200 189,692 342
April 2019 224,300 300 189,350 369
March 2019 224,000 400 188,981 208
February 2019 223,600 200 188,773 136
January 2019 223,400 -700 188,637 -3
December 2018 224,100 1,000 188,640 19
November 2018 223,100 600 188,621 -5
October 2018 222,500 -1,400 188,626 -63
September 2018 223,900 -1,300 188,689 -75
August 2018 225,200 1,200 188,764 -81