Department of Numbers

Monroe, Michigan Job Growth

There were 38,800 jobs in Monroe, Michigan in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,760 employed persons for the month. Monroe lost 800 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Monroe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,800 -800 +100
CPS 70,760 -10 +2,541

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 7,600 jobs have been lost in Monroe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 31,400 in April 2020, Monroe has gained 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,049 for Monroe in January 2001. 4,289 jobs have been lost in Monroe since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,143, Monroe has added 16,617 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Monroe, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 38,800 -800 70,760 -10
August 2022 39,600 0 70,770 108
July 2022 39,600 0 70,662 286
June 2022 39,600 0 70,376 71
May 2022 39,600 -200 70,305 332
April 2022 39,800 0 69,973 272
March 2022 39,800 100 69,701 473
February 2022 39,700 100 69,228 275
January 2022 39,600 400 68,953 476
December 2021 39,200 300 68,477 -27
November 2021 38,900 200 68,504 43
October 2021 38,700 0 68,461 242