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Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 58,500 jobs in Mankato, Minnesota in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,157 employed persons for the month. Mankato lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mankato job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,500 0 +200
CPS 60,157 +149 +569

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 100 jobs have been lost in Mankato according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,700 in February 2019, Mankato has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Mankato is at a new high of 60,157.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Mankato, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 58,500 0 60,157 149
June 2019 58,500 100 60,008 91
May 2019 58,400 200 59,917 52
April 2019 58,200 0 59,865 28
March 2019 58,200 500 59,837 1
February 2019 57,700 -300 59,836 40
January 2019 58,000 -300 59,796 40
December 2018 58,300 0 59,756 5
November 2018 58,300 -300 59,751 21
October 2018 58,600 200 59,730 53
September 2018 58,400 200 59,677 51
August 2018 58,200 -100 59,626 38