Battle Creek, Michigan Job Growth
There were 53,000 jobs in Battle Creek, Michigan in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,399 employed persons for the month. Battle Creek lost 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 258 (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 9,300 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,000 in April 2020, Battle Creek has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,707 for Battle Creek in March 2001. 11,308 jobs have been lost in Battle Creek since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 45,446, Battle Creek has added 10,953 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Battle Creek, Michigan Employment History