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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 79,000 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,135 employed persons for the month. Racine added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 79,000 +100 +400
CPS 95,135 -149 -530

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 3,200 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,312 for Racine in March 2018. 1,177 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 79,000 100 95,135 -149
September 2019 78,900 0 95,284 -150
August 2019 78,900 -100 95,434 -58
July 2019 79,000 0 95,492 -101
June 2019 79,000 100 95,593 -267
May 2019 78,900 -100 95,860 -182
April 2019 79,000 -100 96,042 66
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