Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 252,500 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 213,382 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 25,600 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 40,975 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson 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.
Jackson, Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jackson 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 Jackson, Mississippi
CES employment for Jackson peaked in October 2019 at 281,100. Since then 28,600 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,762 for Jackson in May 2004. 47,380 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History