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Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 42,300 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,525 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 290 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,300 -200 +600
CPS 73,525 +290 +691

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 3,900 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in February 2010, Monroe has gained 5,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,986 for Monroe in April 2000. 1,461 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 61,863, Monroe has added 11,662 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 42,300 -200 73,525 290
January 2019 42,500 400 73,235 140
December 2018 42,100 100 73,095 -276
November 2018 42,000 0 73,371 -102
October 2018 42,000 0 73,473 -196
September 2018 42,000 -100 73,669 -137
August 2018 42,100 300 73,806 -290
July 2018 41,800 -100 74,096 393
June 2018 41,900 700 73,703 205
May 2018 41,200 -100 73,498 232
April 2018 41,300 -200 73,266 179
March 2018 41,500 -200 73,087 253