Department of Numbers

Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 34,700 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,129 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 87 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 34,700 -600 -6,500
CPS 68,129 -87 -4,427

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 46,600. Since then 11,900 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 31,600 in April 2020, Monroe has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,045 for Monroe in April 2000. 6,916 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 55,421, Monroe has added 12,708 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 34,700 -600 68,129 -87
October 2020 35,300 -300 68,216 115
September 2020 35,600 0 68,101 128
August 2020 35,600 700 67,973 235
July 2020 34,900 800 67,738 1,469
June 2020 34,100 1,700 66,269 5,956
May 2020 32,400 800 60,313 4,892
April 2020 31,600 -8,700 55,421 -15,359
March 2020 40,300 -500 70,780 -2,250
February 2020 40,800 -400 73,030 305
January 2020 41,200 -100 72,725 76
December 2019 41,300 100 72,649 93