Muskegon, Michigan Job Growth
There were 65,800 jobs in Muskegon, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,840 employed persons for the month. Muskegon added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 793 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Muskegon job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Muskegon, Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Muskegon 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 Muskegon, Michigan
CES employment for Muskegon peaked in July 2004 at 66,700. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Muskegon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,900 in February 2010, Muskegon has gained 7,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,359 for Muskegon in August 2005. 8,519 jobs have been lost in Muskegon since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 66,059, Muskegon has added 9,781 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Muskegon, Michigan Employment History