Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 266,200 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 251,834 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,034 (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 November 2017 at 281,100. Since then 14,900 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 242,700 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 23,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,762 for Jackson in May 2004. 8,928 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 214,039, Jackson has added 37,795 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History