Michigan's Employment Snapshot
Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MICHIGAN (Data in thousands) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 4,743 4,744 0.0% 4,719 0.5%
Total Employment 4,389 4,386 -0.1% 4,297 2.1%
Unemployment 354 357 0.8% 422 -15.4%
Rate (percent) 7.5 7.5 8.9
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
UNITED STATES (Data in thousands) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 155,613 155,694 0.1% 155,822 -0.1%
Total Employment 145,814 146,221 0.3% 144,075 1.5%
Unemployment 9,799 9,474 -3.3% 11,747 -19.3%
Rate (percent) 6.3 6.1 7.5
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
DETROIT - WARREN - LIVONIA MSA (Data in thousands) % Chg. % Chg.
(Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, St.Clair, Oakland, May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Wayne counties)
Civilian Labor Force 2,018 2,014 -0.2% 2,035 -1.0%
Total Employment 1,852 1,844 -0.4% 1,843 0.1%
Unemployment 165 170 3.0% 193 -11.9%
Rate (percent) 8.2 8.4 9.5
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MICHIGAN (Data in thousands) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 4,737 4,811 1.6% 4,799 0.3%
Total Employment 4,391 4,429 0.9% 4,346 1.9%
Unemployment 346 382 10.4% 453 -15.7%
Rate (percent) 7.3 7.9 9.4
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
UNITED STATES (Data in thousands) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 155,841 156,997 0.7% 157,089 -0.1%
Total Employment 146,398 147,104 0.5% 144,841 1.6%
Unemployment 9,443 9,893 4.8% 12,248 -19.2%
Rate (percent) 6.1 6.3 7.8
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
ANN ARBOR MSA (Washtenaw County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 189,300 188,200 -0.6% 185,100 1.7%
Total Employment 179,300 177,500 -1.0% 172,100 3.1%
Unemployment 10,000 10,700 7.0% 13,000 -17.7%
Rate (percent) 5.3 5.7 7.0
Contact: Jeff Aula, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3144
% Chg. % Chg.
BATTLE CREEK MSA  (Calhoun County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 66,500 66,900 0.6% 66,400 0.8%
Total Employment 62,300 62,400 0.2% 60,800 2.6%
Unemployment 4,200 4,500 7.1% 5,500 -18.2%
Rate (percent) 6.3 6.7 8.4
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
BAY CITY MSA (Bay County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 52,300 53,300 1.9% 53,000 0.6%
Total Employment 48,400 49,100 1.4% 47,900 2.5%
Unemployment 4,000 4,200 5.0% 5,100 -17.6%
Rate (percent) 7.6 7.9 9.7
Contact: Kevin Doyle, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 335-2161
DETROIT - WARREN - LIVONIA MSA (Data in thousands) % Chg. % Chg.
(Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, St.Clair, Oakland, May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Wayne counties)
Civilian Labor Force 1,999 2,038 2.0% 2,061 -1.1%
Total Employment 1,840 1,851 0.6% 1,852 -0.1%
Unemployment 160 187 16.9% 209 -10.5%
Rate (percent) 8.0 9.2 10.1
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
FLINT MSA (Genesee County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 187,300 189,200 1.0% 191,000 -0.9%
Total Employment 172,300 173,500 0.7% 171,300 1.3%
Unemployment 15,000 15,600 4.0% 19,700 -20.8%
Rate (percent) 8.0 8.3 10.3
Contact: Kevin Doyle, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 335-2161
GRAND RAPIDS - WYOMING MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Barry, Ionia, Kent, Newaygo counties) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 422,300 429,900 1.8% 410,500 4.7%
Total Employment 399,600 405,400 1.5% 379,900 6.7%
Unemployment 22,700 24,500 7.9% 30,600 -19.9%
Rate (percent) 5.4 5.7 7.4
Contact: Bruce Weaver, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3091
HOLLAND - GRAND HAVEN MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Ottawa County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 137,300 139,200 1.4% 135,000 3.1%
Total Employment 130,000 131,100 0.8% 124,700 5.1%
Unemployment 7,300 8,100 11.0% 10,200 -20.6%
Rate (percent) 5.3 5.8 7.6
Contact: Bruce Weaver, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3091
% Chg. % Chg.
JACKSON MSA (Jackson County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 71,300 71,600 0.4% 72,900 -1.8%
Total Employment 66,100 66,100 0.0% 65,900 0.3%
Unemployment 5,200 5,500 5.8% 7,000 -21.4%
Rate (percent) 7.3 7.7 9.7
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
KALAMAZOO - PORTAGE MSA % Chg. % Chg.
 (Kalamazoo, Van Buren counties) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 163,100 164,900 1.1% 162,800 1.3%
Total Employment 152,800 153,900 0.7% 149,200 3.2%
Unemployment 10,300 11,000 6.8% 13,600 -19.1%
Rate (percent) 6.3 6.7 8.3
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
% Chg. % Chg.
LANSING - EAST LANSING MSA May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
(Clinton, Eaton, Ingham counties)
Civilian Labor Force 242,400 239,400 -1.2% 235,800 1.5%
Total Employment 226,700 223,800 -1.3% 216,300 3.5%
Unemployment 15,600 15,600 0.0% 19,500 -20.0%
Rate (percent) 6.4 6.5 8.3
Contact: Jeff Aula, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3144
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MONROE MSA (Monroe County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 72,400 72,700 0.4% 72,400 0.4%
Total Employment 67,500 67,800 0.4% 66,000 2.7%
Unemployment 4,900 4,900 0.0% 6,400 -23.4%
Rate (percent) 6.8 6.8 8.9
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
MUSKEGON - NORTON SHORES MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Muskegon County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 85,000 86,100 1.3% 85,700 0.5%
Total Employment 79,000 79,700 0.9% 77,400 3.0%
Unemployment 5,900 6,300 6.8% 8,300 -24.1%
Rate (percent) 7.0 7.4 9.7
Contact: Bruce Weaver, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3091
% Chg. % Chg.
NILES - BENTON HARBOR MSA (Berrien County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 73,300 74,600 1.8% 74,500 0.1%
Total Employment 68,000 69,100 1.6% 67,300 2.7%
Unemployment 5,300 5,500 3.8% 7,200 -23.6%
Rate (percent) 7.2 7.4 9.6
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
SAGINAW - SAGINAW TOWNSHIP NORTH MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Saginaw County) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 91,500 93,000 1.6% 92,300 0.8%
Total Employment 84,500 85,500 1.2% 83,300 2.6%
Unemployment 7,000 7,500 7.1% 9,000 -16.7%
Rate (percent) 7.6 8.1 9.8
Contact: Kevin Doyle, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 335-2161
% Chg. % Chg.
UPPER PENINSULA LMA (15 counties) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 145,800 149,500 2.5% 149,400 0.1%
Total Employment 133,500 137,100 2.7% 134,500 1.9%
Unemployment 12,300 12,400 0.8% 14,900 -16.8%
Rate (percent) 8.5 8.3 10.0
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
NORTHEAST MICHIGAN (Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan,
 Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency,Ogemaw, Oscoda,   % Chg. % Chg.
Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon counties) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 86,600 88,500 2.2% 88,600 -0.1%
Total Employment 78,600 80,500 2.4% 78,600 2.4%
Unemployment 8,000 8,000 0.0% 10,000 -20.0%
Rate (percent) 9.2 9.0 11.3
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
NORTHWEST MICHIGAN (Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet,
Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, % Chg. % Chg.
Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford counties) May 2014 June 2014 Month June 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 147,300 154,900 5.2% 154,500 0.3%
Total Employment 135,800 143,200 5.4% 139,500 2.7%
Unemployment 11,600 11,700 0.9% 15,000 -22.0%
Rate (percent) 7.9 7.6 9.7
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
Source:  Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB)
Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives
2013 Data Revised February 2014