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Racine, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 77,900 jobs in Racine, Wisconsin in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,189 employed persons for the month. Racine lost 400 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 570 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Racine job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 77,900 -400 +200
CPS 97,189 -570 +1,040

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 4,300 jobs have been lost in Racine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,300 in October 2009, Racine has gained 4,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,759 for Racine in March 2018. 570 jobs have been lost in Racine since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Racine, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 77,900 -400 97,189 -570
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
October 2017 77,500 -300 95,974 -408
September 2017 77,800 -100 96,382 -92
August 2017 77,900 0 96,474 156
July 2017 77,900 100 96,318 240
June 2017 77,800 100 96,078 109
May 2017 77,700 0 95,969 -180