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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 60,500 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,184 employed persons for the month. Mankato added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 25 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,500 +100 +1,800
CPS 61,184 -25 +1,935

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 60,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 61,439 for Mankato in July 2018. 255 jobs have been lost in Mankato since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 60,500 100 61,184 -25
September 2018 60,400 0 61,209 -40
August 2018 60,400 1,000 61,249 -190
July 2018 59,400 -200 61,439 125
June 2018 59,600 700 61,314 628
May 2018 58,900 400 60,686 280
April 2018 58,500 0 60,406 99
March 2018 58,500 100 60,307 -107
February 2018 58,400 -100 60,414 333
January 2018 58,500 300 60,081 763
December 2017 58,200 -100 59,318 41
November 2017 58,300 -400 59,277 28