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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 79,200 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,251 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 953 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 79,200 0 +600
CPS 96,251 +953 -892

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

Racine, Wisconsin Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Racine peaked in April 2000 at 82,200. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 5,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,759 for Racine in March 2018. 1,508 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey. From a December 2018 low of 94,478, Racine has added 1,773 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 79,200 0 96,251 953
January 2019 79,200 400 95,298 820
December 2018 78,800 0 94,478 -354
November 2018 78,800 200 94,832 -380
October 2018 78,600 -200 95,212 -553
September 2018 78,800 -400 95,765 -285
August 2018 79,200 0 96,050 -73
July 2018 79,200 300 96,123 41
June 2018 78,900 100 96,082 -526
May 2018 78,800 200 96,608 -573
April 2018 78,600 -100 97,181 -578
March 2018 78,700 100 97,759 616