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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 78,800 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,007 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 300 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 31 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,800 -300 +200
CPS 96,007 +31 -285

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 3,400 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 5,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,312 for Racine in March 2018. 305 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 95,608, Racine has added 399 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 78,800 -300 96,007 31
March 2019 79,100 -100 95,976 209
February 2019 79,200 0 95,767 159
January 2019 79,200 400 95,608 -53
December 2018 78,800 0 95,661 11
November 2018 78,800 200 95,650 -15
October 2018 78,600 -200 95,665 -69
September 2018 78,800 -400 95,734 -82
August 2018 79,200 0 95,816 -118
July 2018 79,200 300 95,934 -130
June 2018 78,900 100 96,064 -130
May 2018 78,800 200 96,194 -98