Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 124,500 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,328 employed persons for the month. Duluth lost 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 68 (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 November 2014 at 138,200. Since then 13,700 jobs have been lost in Duluth according to the employer survey. From a trough of 118,200 in April 2020, Duluth has gained 6,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 138,370 for Duluth in March 2019. 10,042 jobs have been lost in Duluth since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 125,534, Duluth has added 2,794 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Duluth, Minnesota Employment History