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Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 58,400 jobs in Niles, Michigan in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,994 employed persons for the month. Niles added 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Niles job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,400 +600 -4,200
CPS 68,994 +5 -1,509

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 72,200. Since then 13,800 jobs have been lost in Niles according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,300 in April 2020, Niles has gained 9,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,998 for Niles in April 2000. 11,004 jobs have been lost in Niles since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,672, Niles has added 14,322 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Niles, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 58,400 600 68,994 5
October 2020 57,800 100 68,989 55
September 2020 57,700 300 68,934 -12
August 2020 57,400 700 68,946 1,082
July 2020 56,700 1,600 67,864 1,472
June 2020 55,100 3,300 66,392 5,915
May 2020 51,800 2,500 60,477 5,805
April 2020 49,300 -14,200 54,672 -15,082
March 2020 63,500 200 69,754 -1,450
February 2020 63,300 200 71,204 442
January 2020 63,100 300 70,762 153
December 2019 62,800 200 70,609 106