Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,009,200 jobs in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,959,211 employed persons for the month. Minneapolis lost 2,900 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,490 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Minneapolis 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.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota
CES employment for Minneapolis peaked in September 2018 at 2,020,900. Since then 11,700 jobs have been lost in Minneapolis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,006,000 in May 2019, Minneapolis has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Minneapolis is at a new high of 1,959,211.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minneapolis, Minnesota Employment History