Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan Job Growth
There were 146,900 jobs in Kalamazoo, Michigan in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 157,867 employed persons for the month. Kalamazoo added 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 649 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kalamazoo 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.
Kalamazoo, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo, Michigan
CES employment for Kalamazoo peaked in January 2020 at 151,800. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Kalamazoo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 122,600 in April 2020, Kalamazoo has gained 24,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 167,711 for Kalamazoo in November 2000. 9,844 jobs have been lost in Kalamazoo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 128,732, Kalamazoo has added 29,135 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kalamazoo, Michigan Employment History