Department of Numbers

Flint, Michigan Job Growth

There were 132,500 jobs in Flint, Michigan in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 166,299 employed persons for the month. Flint added 1,600 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,862 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flint job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 132,500 +1,600 +6,700
CPS 166,299 +2,862 +4,148

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

Flint, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Flint 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 Flint, Michigan

CES employment for Flint peaked in July 2000 at 167,300. Since then 34,800 jobs have been lost in Flint according to the employer survey. From a trough of 100,600 in April 2020, Flint has gained 31,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 209,329 for Flint in January 2001. 43,030 jobs have been lost in Flint since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 121,210, Flint has added 45,089 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Flint, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 132,500 1,600 166,299 2,862
June 2021 130,900 800 163,437 -151
May 2021 130,100 200 163,588 -347
April 2021 129,900 -299 163,935 -513
March 2021 130,199 199 164,448 -524
February 2021 130,000 1,199 164,972 -619
January 2021 128,800 1,700 165,591 -379
December 2020 127,100 -1,900 165,970 706
November 2020 129,000 -500 165,264 650
October 2020 129,500 300 164,614 340
September 2020 129,199 1,099 164,274 663
August 2020 128,100 2,300 163,611 1,460