Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 283,800 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 261,950 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 800 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,251 (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 June 2018 at 284,600. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 283,000 in July 2018, Jackson has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 264,790 for Jackson in August 2018. 2,840 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History