Jackson, Michigan Job Growth
There were 58,700 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,609 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 100 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 382 (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 6,900 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,000 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 11,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,250 for Jackson in January 2001. 5,641 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 56,499, Jackson has added 15,110 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Michigan Employment History