Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 284,200 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 258,491 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 778 (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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 284,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,762 for Jackson in May 2004. 2,271 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 232,191, Jackson has added 26,300 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History