Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 281,600 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 255,820 employed persons for the month. Jackson lost 800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,163 (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 January 2019 at 282,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Jackson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 264,790 for Jackson in August 2018. 8,970 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History