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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 78,000 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,177 employed persons for the month. Racine added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 588 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,000 +100 +500
CPS 95,177 -588 -797

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 4,200 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,759 for Racine in March 2018. 2,582 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 78,000 100 95,177 -588
September 2018 77,900 -100 95,765 -285
August 2018 78,000 100 96,050 -73
July 2018 77,900 200 96,123 41
June 2018 77,700 0 96,082 -526
May 2018 77,700 -200 96,608 -573
April 2018 77,900 -400 97,181 -578
March 2018 78,300 -200 97,759 616
February 2018 78,500 600 97,143 1,286
January 2018 77,900 900 95,857 193
December 2017 77,000 -600 95,664 -19
November 2017 77,600 100 95,683 -291