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Jackson, Michigan Job Growth

There were 57,100 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,108 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 108 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,100 -200 +600
CPS 70,108 +108 +1,886

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 8,500 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,200 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 9,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,250 for Jackson in January 2001. 7,142 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 56,066, Jackson has added 14,042 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Jackson, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 57,100 -200 70,108 108
August 2022 57,300 100 70,000 118
July 2022 57,200 300 69,882 144
June 2022 56,900 -100 69,738 96
May 2022 57,000 -300 69,642 306
April 2022 57,300 200 69,336 239
March 2022 57,100 0 69,097 348
February 2022 57,100 200 68,749 83
January 2022 56,900 -300 68,666 170
December 2021 57,200 -100 68,496 -15
November 2021 57,300 500 68,511 59
October 2021 56,800 300 68,452 230