Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Job Growth
There were 1,775,600 jobs in Minneapolis, Minnesota in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,758,680 employed persons for the month. Minneapolis added 12,100 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 55,949 (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 August 2019 at 2,037,500. Since then 261,900 jobs have been lost in Minneapolis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,763,500 in April 2020, Minneapolis has gained 12,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,981,551 for Minneapolis in February 2020. 222,871 jobs have been lost in Minneapolis since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minneapolis, Minnesota Employment History