Muskegon, Michigan Job Growth
There were 64,200 jobs in Muskegon, Michigan in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,750 employed persons for the month. Muskegon lost 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 115 (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 66,800. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Muskegon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,900 in April 2020, Muskegon has gained 16,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,251 for Muskegon in September 2005. 9,501 jobs have been lost in Muskegon since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,922, Muskegon has added 19,828 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Muskegon, Michigan Employment History