Department of Numbers

Flint, Michigan Job Growth

There were 133,400 jobs in Flint, Michigan in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 164,841 employed persons for the month. Flint lost 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 648 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flint job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 133,400 -100 +2,100
CPS 164,841 +648 +4,101

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 33,900 jobs have been lost in Flint according to the employer survey. From a trough of 100,500 in April 2020, Flint has gained 32,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 209,329 for Flint in January 2001. 44,488 jobs have been lost in Flint since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 120,934, Flint has added 43,907 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Flint, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 133,400 -100 164,841 648
March 2022 133,500 100 164,193 998
February 2022 133,400 100 163,195 345
January 2022 133,300 200 162,850 574
December 2021 133,100 0 162,276 -17
November 2021 133,100 1,100 162,293 71
October 2021 132,000 100 162,222 261
September 2021 131,900 4,400 161,961 361
August 2021 127,500 -5,300 161,600 378
July 2021 132,800 1,200 161,222 313
June 2021 131,600 900 160,909 157
May 2021 130,699 -600 160,752 12