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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 67,700 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,163 employed persons for the month. Saginaw lost 19,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 18,960 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,700 -19,500 -20,300
CPS 62,163 -18,960 -20,615

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 April 2000 at 99,200. Since then 31,500 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,902 for Saginaw in April 2000. 34,739 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 67,700 -19,500 62,163 -18,960
March 2020 87,200 200 81,123 -1,398
February 2020 87,000 -100 82,521 148
January 2020 87,100 -300 82,373 445
December 2019 87,400 700 81,928 -109
November 2019 86,700 1,500 82,037 -147
October 2019 85,200 -2,400 82,184 -181
September 2019 87,600 -400 82,365 -184
August 2019 88,000 100 82,549 -153
July 2019 87,900 100 82,702 -100
June 2019 87,800 -200 82,802 -20
May 2019 88,000 0 82,822 44