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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 75,600 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,652 employed persons for the month. Racine added 200 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 97 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 75,600 +200 -3,300
CPS 91,652 -97 -2,849

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 6,600 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 71,200 in April 2020, Racine has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,867 for Racine in March 2018. 4,215 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 86,320, Racine has added 5,332 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 75,600 200 91,652 -97
June 2020 75,400 2,200 91,749 2,263
May 2020 73,200 2,000 89,486 3,166
April 2020 71,200 -6,400 86,320 -7,659
March 2020 77,600 -300 93,979 -25
February 2020 77,900 -600 94,004 -17
January 2020 78,500 400 94,021 162
December 2019 78,100 300 93,859 -107
November 2019 77,800 -100 93,966 -133
October 2019 77,900 -700 94,099 -139
September 2019 78,600 -200 94,238 -128
August 2019 78,800 -100 94,366 -135