Battle Creek, Michigan Job Growth
There were 55,600 jobs in Battle Creek, Michigan in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,347 employed persons for the month. Battle Creek added 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 77 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Battle Creek 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.
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 February 2003 at 62,300. Since then 6,700 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,200 in April 2020, Battle Creek has gained 10,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,707 for Battle Creek in March 2001. 9,360 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 46,136, Battle Creek has added 12,211 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Battle Creek, Michigan Employment History