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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 58,000 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,005 employed persons for the month. Mankato added 600 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 321 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,000 +600 +2,500
CPS 60,005 +321 +2,568

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 January 2020 at 59,200. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey. From a trough of 50,400 in April 2020, Mankato has gained 7,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,867 for Mankato in November 2019. 862 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 54,468, Mankato has added 5,537 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 58,000 600 60,005 321
June 2022 57,400 100 59,684 208
May 2022 57,300 500 59,476 282
April 2022 56,800 300 59,194 364
March 2022 56,500 200 58,830 402
February 2022 56,300 500 58,428 370
January 2022 55,800 0 58,058 343
December 2021 55,800 200 57,715 2
November 2021 55,600 100 57,713 40
October 2021 55,500 400 57,673 96
September 2021 55,100 -100 57,577 94
August 2021 55,200 -300 57,483 46