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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 80,800 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,668 employed persons for the month. Saginaw lost 300 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 80,800 -300 +3,000
CPS 77,668 -10 +423

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

Saginaw, Michigan Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Saginaw peaked in May 2000 at 99,300. Since then 18,500 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,500 in April 2020, Saginaw has gained 16,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,450 for Saginaw in April 2000. 18,782 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 59,258, Saginaw has added 18,410 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 80,800 -300 77,668 -10
June 2021 81,100 0 77,678 -317
May 2021 81,100 -400 77,995 -390
April 2021 81,500 200 78,385 -304
March 2021 81,300 400 78,689 -175
February 2021 80,900 400 78,864 -221
January 2021 80,500 1,400 79,085 376
December 2020 79,100 -1,000 78,709 260
November 2020 80,100 -100 78,449 266
October 2020 80,200 200 78,183 160
September 2020 80,000 600 78,023 271
August 2020 79,400 1,600 77,752 507