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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 70,300 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,915 employed persons for the month. Janesville lost 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 70,300 -300 +600
CPS 82,915 -17 +310

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 600 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 9,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,214 for Janesville in April 2019. 299 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 70,300 -300 82,915 -17
June 2019 70,600 100 82,932 -183
May 2019 70,500 0 83,115 -99
April 2019 70,500 0 83,214 148
March 2019 70,500 -100 83,066 245
February 2019 70,600 200 82,821 266
January 2019 70,400 -100 82,555 61
December 2018 70,500 700 82,494 13
November 2018 69,800 100 82,481 12
October 2018 69,700 400 82,469 -23
September 2018 69,300 -300 82,492 -41
August 2018 69,600 -100 82,533 -72