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Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 37,900 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,355 employed persons for the month. Monroe added 100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,684 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,900 +100 +200
CPS 69,355 +1,684 +896

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Monroe, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Monroe 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 Monroe, Michigan

CES employment for Monroe peaked in April 2003 at 46,400. Since then 8,500 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 31,700 in April 2020, Monroe has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,049 for Monroe in January 2001. 5,694 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,643, Monroe has added 14,712 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 37,900 100 69,355 1,684
June 2021 37,800 200 67,671 -184
May 2021 37,600 0 67,855 -258
April 2021 37,600 -100 68,113 -347
March 2021 37,700 200 68,460 -303
February 2021 37,500 200 68,763 -324
January 2021 37,300 500 69,087 -199
December 2020 36,800 -200 69,286 260
November 2020 37,000 -500 69,026 227
October 2020 37,500 -100 68,799 17
September 2020 37,600 -100 68,782 57
August 2020 37,700 0 68,725 266