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Jackson, Michigan Job Growth

There were 59,200 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,109 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 610 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,200 +100 +800
CPS 72,109 +610 +1,007

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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,800 in March 2010, Jackson has gained 6,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,221 for Jackson in December 2000. 5,112 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a September 2009 low of 64,817, Jackson has added 7,292 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Jackson, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 59,200 100 72,109 610
January 2019 59,100 -100 71,499 866
December 2018 59,200 500 70,633 -170
November 2018 58,700 -100 70,803 -156
October 2018 58,800 200 70,959 34
September 2018 58,600 200 70,925 63
August 2018 58,400 400 70,862 -325
July 2018 58,000 -800 71,187 -140
June 2018 58,800 -200 71,327 -319
May 2018 59,000 200 71,646 235
April 2018 58,800 100 71,411 -51
March 2018 58,700 300 71,462 360