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Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 2,001,400 jobs in Minneapolis, Minnesota in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,968,215 employed persons for the month. Minneapolis added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Minneapolis job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,001,400 +100 +20,100
CPS 1,968,215 +11,263 +93,854

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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 2,001,400.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Minneapolis is at a new high of 1,968,215.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Minneapolis, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 2,001,400 100 1,968,215 11,263
January 2018 2,001,300 4,200 1,956,952 22,614
December 2017 1,997,100 1,700 1,934,338 724
November 2017 1,995,400 -1,300 1,933,614 -1,112
October 2017 1,996,700 300 1,934,726 -8,697
September 2017 1,996,400 1,800 1,943,423 16,062
August 2017 1,994,600 -5,200 1,927,361 143
July 2017 1,999,800 13,700 1,927,218 5,037
June 2017 1,986,100 6,600 1,922,181 18,666
May 2017 1,979,500 -3,200 1,903,515 7,436
April 2017 1,982,700 -2,600 1,896,079 3,289
March 2017 1,985,300 4,000 1,892,790 18,429