Department of Numbers

Flint, Michigan Job Growth

There were 142,100 jobs in Flint, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 174,302 employed persons for the month. Flint added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,064 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flint job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 142,100 +100 +1,300
CPS 174,302 +1,064 +2,949

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 167,600. Since then 25,500 jobs have been lost in Flint according to the employer survey. From a trough of 131,800 in August 2010, Flint has gained 10,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 208,197 for Flint in January 2001. 33,895 jobs have been lost in Flint since then according to the household survey. From a June 2011 low of 160,799, Flint has added 13,503 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Flint, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 142,100 100 174,302 1,064
January 2019 142,000 600 173,238 1,814
December 2018 141,400 100 171,424 -1,210
November 2018 141,300 100 172,634 -671
October 2018 141,200 -300 173,305 -663
September 2018 141,500 0 173,968 -748
August 2018 141,500 400 174,716 -633
July 2018 141,100 0 175,349 395
June 2018 141,100 700 174,954 738
May 2018 140,400 -200 174,216 1,183
April 2018 140,600 -100 173,033 603
March 2018 140,700 -100 172,430 1,077