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Jackson, Michigan Job Growth

There were 56,400 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,609 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 64 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,400 +500 +2,100
CPS 67,609 +64 -486

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 9,200 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,800 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 9,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,250 for Jackson in January 2001. 9,641 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 55,553, Jackson has added 12,056 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Jackson, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 56,400 500 67,609 64
October 2021 55,900 200 67,545 -23
September 2021 55,700 800 67,568 -28
August 2021 54,900 400 67,596 72
July 2021 54,500 200 67,524 165
June 2021 54,300 -100 67,359 -73
May 2021 54,400 300 67,432 -154
April 2021 54,100 -300 67,586 -236
March 2021 54,400 0 67,822 -157
February 2021 54,400 300 67,979 -117
January 2021 54,100 500 68,096 5
December 2020 53,600 -700 68,091 -4