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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 52,300 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,307 employed persons for the month. Mankato lost 6,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,763 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,300 -6,900 -6,300
CPS 57,307 -3,763 -2,742

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 59,600. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 61,070 for Mankato in March 2020. 3,763 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 52,300 -6,900 57,307 -3,763
March 2020 59,200 -300 61,070 73
February 2020 59,500 -100 60,997 182
January 2020 59,600 500 60,815 43
December 2019 59,100 -300 60,772 56
November 2019 59,400 300 60,716 71
October 2019 59,100 200 60,645 87
September 2019 58,900 -200 60,558 97
August 2019 59,100 500 60,461 105
July 2019 58,600 0 60,356 112
June 2019 58,600 -100 60,244 106
May 2019 58,700 100 60,138 89