Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan Job Growth
There were 212,400 jobs in Lansing, Michigan in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,621 employed persons for the month. Lansing lost 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 29 (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 April 2019 at 239,000. Since then 26,600 jobs have been lost in Lansing according to the employer survey. From a trough of 188,900 in April 2020, Lansing has gained 23,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 242,121 for Lansing in February 2020. 13,500 jobs have been lost in Lansing since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 186,831, Lansing has added 41,790 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lansing, Michigan Employment History