Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 137,800 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 138,323 employed persons for the month. Duluth added 400 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 551 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Duluth job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Duluth, Minnesota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Duluth 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 Duluth, Minnesota
CES employment for Duluth peaked in February 2018 at 139,000. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Duluth according to the employer survey. From a trough of 136,800 in June 2018, Duluth has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 141,647 for Duluth in February 2018. 3,324 jobs have been lost in Duluth since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Duluth, Minnesota Employment History