Duluth, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 130,400 jobs in Duluth, Minnesota in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 133,717 employed persons for the month. Duluth lost 400 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 170 (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 7,800 jobs have been lost in Duluth according to the employer survey. From a trough of 116,200 in May 2020, Duluth has gained 14,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 138,088 for Duluth in January 2020. 4,371 jobs have been lost in Duluth since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 121,003, Duluth has added 12,714 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Duluth, Minnesota Employment History