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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 67,400 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,212 employed persons for the month. Janesville added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,400 +100 -3,100
CPS 81,212 -9 -981

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 3,500 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,500 in April 2020, Janesville has gained 6,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 82,434 for Janesville in August 2017. 1,222 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 71,822, Janesville has added 9,390 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 67,400 100 81,212 -9
January 2021 67,300 500 81,221 1,181
December 2020 66,800 100 80,040 -106
November 2020 66,700 -100 80,146 -929
October 2020 66,800 0 81,075 -4
September 2020 66,800 600 81,079 2,903
August 2020 66,200 1,000 78,176 3,077
July 2020 65,200 799 75,099 154
June 2020 64,400 2,700 74,945 2,982
May 2020 61,700 1,200 71,963 141
April 2020 60,500 -9,600 71,822 -10,387
March 2020 70,100 -400 82,209 16