Jackson, Michigan Job Growth
There were 58,100 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,062 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 137 (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 7,500 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,800 in March 2010, Jackson has gained 5,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,221 for Jackson in December 2000. 6,159 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a September 2009 low of 64,817, Jackson has added 6,245 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Michigan Employment History