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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 64,800 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,976 employed persons for the month. Janesville lost 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 99 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,800 -600 -5,500
CPS 80,976 -99 -1,073

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Janesville 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 Janesville, Wisconsin

CES employment for Janesville peaked in December 2006 at 70,900. Since then 6,100 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 59,500 in May 2020, Janesville has gained 5,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 82,434 for Janesville in August 2017. 1,458 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 71,822, Janesville has added 9,154 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 64,800 -600 80,976 -99
October 2020 65,400 200 81,075 -4
September 2020 65,200 100 81,079 2,903
August 2020 65,099 2,099 78,176 3,077
July 2020 63,000 200 75,099 154
June 2020 62,800 3,300 74,945 2,982
May 2020 59,500 -600 71,963 141
April 2020 60,100 -9,600 71,822 -10,387
March 2020 69,700 -600 82,209 16
February 2020 70,300 -200 82,193 135
January 2020 70,500 400 82,058 23
December 2019 70,100 -200 82,035 -14