Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan Job Growth
There were 215,900 jobs in Lansing, Michigan in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 223,950 employed persons for the month. Lansing added 2,100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 415 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lansing 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.
Lansing, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lansing 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 Lansing, Michigan
CES employment for Lansing peaked in October 2000 at 238,900. Since then 23,000 jobs have been lost in Lansing according to the employer survey. From a trough of 189,900 in April 2020, Lansing has gained 26,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 242,121 for Lansing in February 2020. 18,171 jobs have been lost in Lansing since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 186,831, Lansing has added 37,119 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lansing, Michigan Employment History