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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 68,900 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,053 employed persons for the month. Janesville added 500 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 223 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,900 +500 -300
CPS 81,053 -223 -1,620

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 8,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,160 for Janesville in March 2018. 3,107 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 68,900 500 81,053 -223
November 2018 68,400 -100 81,276 -227
October 2018 68,500 -100 81,503 -452
September 2018 68,600 -400 81,955 -777
August 2018 69,000 -300 82,732 -581
July 2018 69,300 0 83,313 274
June 2018 69,300 -100 83,039 -552
May 2018 69,400 300 83,591 -306
April 2018 69,100 0 83,897 -263
March 2018 69,100 -200 84,160 303
February 2018 69,300 100 83,857 990
January 2018 69,200 0 82,867 194