Jackson, Michigan Job Growth
There were 59,300 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,041 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 500 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 253 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson 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.
Jackson, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jackson 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 Jackson, Michigan
CES employment for Jackson peaked in August 2000 at 65,600. Since then 6,300 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,000 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 12,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,250 for Jackson in January 2001. 7,209 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 56,066, Jackson has added 13,975 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Michigan Employment History