Bay City, Michigan Job Growth
There were 35,200 jobs in Bay City, Michigan in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 47,288 employed persons for the month. Bay City lost 200 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 236 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bay 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.
Bay City, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bay 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 Bay City, Michigan
CES employment for Bay City peaked in April 2000 at 42,300. Since then 7,100 jobs have been lost in Bay City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,600 in April 2020, Bay City has gained 7,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,601 for Bay City in December 2000. 7,313 jobs have been lost in Bay City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,058, Bay City has added 11,230 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bay City, Michigan Employment History