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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 57,600 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,232 employed persons for the month. Mankato lost 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,600 -400 -400
CPS 60,232 -174 -182

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

Mankato, Minnesota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Mankato 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 Mankato, Minnesota

CES employment for Mankato peaked in October 2018 at 58,600. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 61,823 for Mankato in December 2018. 1,591 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 57,600 -400 60,232 -174
January 2019 58,000 -300 60,406 -1,417
December 2018 58,300 0 61,823 600
November 2018 58,300 -300 61,223 77
October 2018 58,600 200 61,146 -63
September 2018 58,400 200 61,209 -40
August 2018 58,200 -100 61,249 -190
July 2018 58,300 100 61,439 125
June 2018 58,200 100 61,314 628
May 2018 58,100 200 60,686 280
April 2018 57,900 0 60,406 99
March 2018 57,900 -100 60,307 -107