Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 55,700 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,852 employed persons for the month. Mankato added 400 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 76 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato 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.
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 December 2019 at 59,000. Since then 3,300 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey. From a trough of 50,800 in April 2020, Mankato has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,266 for Mankato in November 2019. 2,414 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 54,870, Mankato has added 2,982 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mankato, Minnesota Employment History