Battle Creek, Michigan Job Growth
There were 59,000 jobs in Battle Creek, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,093 employed persons for the month. Battle Creek added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 331 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Battle Creek job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||February 2019||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Battle Creek, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Battle Creek 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 Battle Creek, Michigan
CES employment for Battle Creek peaked in January 2003 at 62,400. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,900 in July 2009, Battle Creek has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,034 for Battle Creek in April 2000. 6,941 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek since then according to the household survey. From a February 2012 low of 56,652, Battle Creek has added 4,441 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Battle Creek, Michigan Employment History