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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 73,500 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,551 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 266 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 73,500 -300 -4,500
CPS 91,551 -266 -2,453

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 8,700 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 68,500 in April 2020, Racine has gained 5,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,026 for Racine in September 2020. 5,475 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 73,500 -300 91,551 -266
January 2021 73,800 -600 91,817 -4,102
December 2020 74,400 100 95,919 -373
November 2020 74,300 500 96,292 -212
October 2020 73,800 0 96,504 -522
September 2020 73,800 300 97,026 3,034
August 2020 73,500 600 93,992 2,365
July 2020 72,900 900 91,627 -122
June 2020 72,000 2,500 91,749 2,263
May 2020 69,500 1,000 89,486 3,166
April 2020 68,500 -9,300 86,320 -7,659
March 2020 77,800 -200 93,979 -25