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Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 42,400 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,230 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 0 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,400 0 +200
CPS 73,230 +143 +463

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 46,200. Since then 3,800 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in February 2010, Monroe has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,986 for Monroe in April 2000. 1,756 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 61,863, Monroe has added 11,367 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 42,400 0 73,230 143
March 2018 42,400 -100 73,087 253
February 2018 42,500 0 72,834 193
January 2018 42,500 100 72,641 -45
December 2017 42,400 100 72,686 -6
November 2017 42,300 200 72,692 -7
October 2017 42,100 -100 72,699 11
September 2017 42,200 400 72,688 45
August 2017 41,800 100 72,643 1
July 2017 41,700 -200 72,642 -25
June 2017 41,900 0 72,667 -17
May 2017 41,900 -300 72,684 -83