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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 70,600 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,435 employed persons for the month. Janesville added 500 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 114 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 70,600 +500 +200
CPS 82,435 -114 -120

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 300 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 9,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,214 for Janesville in April 2019. 779 jobs have been lost in Janesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 70,600 500 82,435 -114
December 2019 70,100 -200 82,549 -146
November 2019 70,300 200 82,695 -45
October 2019 70,100 200 82,740 -76
September 2019 69,900 0 82,816 -104
August 2019 69,900 -300 82,920 3
July 2019 70,200 -300 82,917 -15
June 2019 70,500 400 82,932 -183
May 2019 70,100 -200 83,115 -99
April 2019 70,300 300 83,214 148
March 2019 70,000 -100 83,066 245
February 2019 70,100 -300 82,821 266