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Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 58,600 jobs in Niles, Michigan in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,183 employed persons for the month. Niles added 100 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Niles job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,600 +100 +900
CPS 67,183 -1 -16

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Niles, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Niles 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 Niles, Michigan

CES employment for Niles peaked in July 2000 at 72,300. Since then 13,700 jobs have been lost in Niles according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,200 in May 2020, Niles has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,604 for Niles in April 2000. 12,421 jobs have been lost in Niles since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,949, Niles has added 12,234 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Niles, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 58,600 100 67,183 -1
July 2021 58,500 100 67,184 -30
June 2021 58,400 -200 67,214 -184
May 2021 58,600 0 67,398 -200
April 2021 58,600 -300 67,598 -166
March 2021 58,900 0 67,764 -81
February 2021 58,900 100 67,845 -29
January 2021 58,800 700 67,874 -161
December 2020 58,100 -700 68,035 171
November 2020 58,800 200 67,864 210
October 2020 58,600 100 67,654 181
September 2020 58,500 800 67,473 274