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Jackson, Michigan Job Growth

There were 53,400 jobs in Jackson, Michigan in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,022 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 99 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 53,400 +100 -4,700
CPS 69,022 +99 -2,290

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 12,200 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,000 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,042 for Jackson in December 2000. 8,020 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,589, Jackson has added 15,433 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Jackson, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 53,400 100 69,022 99
October 2020 53,300 600 68,923 214
September 2020 52,700 0 68,709 142
August 2020 52,700 700 68,567 179
July 2020 52,000 1,500 68,388 1,535
June 2020 50,500 3,300 66,853 6,609
May 2020 47,200 3,200 60,244 6,655
April 2020 44,000 -13,900 53,589 -16,237
March 2020 57,900 -500 69,826 -1,950
February 2020 58,400 -100 71,776 281
January 2020 58,500 0 71,495 118
December 2019 58,500 400 71,377 65