Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 270,100 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 254,584 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 1,900 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 144 (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 11,000 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 253,500 in April 2020, Jackson has gained 16,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,762 for Jackson in May 2004. 6,178 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 214,039, Jackson has added 40,545 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History