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Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 60,400 jobs in Niles, Michigan in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,908 employed persons for the month. Niles lost 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 74 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Niles job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,400 -200 +1,600
CPS 67,908 +74 +1,949

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 11,900 jobs have been lost in Niles according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,300 in May 2020, Niles has gained 11,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,604 for Niles in April 2000. 11,696 jobs have been lost in Niles since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 55,242, Niles has added 12,666 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Niles, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 60,400 -200 67,908 74
August 2022 60,600 200 67,834 33
July 2022 60,400 300 67,801 -41
June 2022 60,100 0 67,842 -56
May 2022 60,100 -100 67,898 203
April 2022 60,200 -200 67,695 190
March 2022 60,400 200 67,505 527
February 2022 60,200 -300 66,978 302
January 2022 60,500 -100 66,676 399
December 2021 60,600 600 66,277 -1
November 2021 60,000 400 66,278 91
October 2021 59,600 800 66,187 228