Michigan's Employment Snapshot
Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MICHIGAN (Data in thousands) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 4,744 4,744 0.0% 4,718 0.6%
Total Employment 4,387 4,380 -0.2% 4,293 2.0%
Unemployment 357 364 2.0% 424 -14.2%
Rate (percent) 7.5 7.7 9.0
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
UNITED STATES (Data in thousands) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 155,694 156,023 0.2% 155,693 0.2%
Total Employment 146,221 146,352 0.1% 144,285 1.4%
Unemployment 9,474 9,671 2.1% 11,408 -15.2%
Rate (percent) 6.1 6.2 7.3
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
DETROIT - WARREN - LIVONIA MSA (Data in thousands) % Chg. % Chg.
(Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, St.Clair, Oakland, June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Wayne counties)
Civilian Labor Force 2,014 2,015 0.0% 2,036 -1.0%
Total Employment 1,844 1,841 -0.2% 1,843 -0.1%
Unemployment 170 175 2.9% 193 -9.3%
Rate (percent) 8.4 8.7 9.5
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MICHIGAN (Data in thousands) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 4,812 4,832 0.4% 4,802 0.6%
Total Employment 4,430 4,417 -0.3% 4,325 2.1%
Unemployment 382 415 8.6% 476 -12.8%
Rate (percent) 7.9 8.6 9.9
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
UNITED STATES (Data in thousands) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 156,997 157,573 0.4% 157,196 0.2%
Total Employment 147,104 147,265 0.1% 145,113 1.5%
Unemployment 9,893 10,307 4.2% 12,083 -14.7%
Rate (percent) 6.3 6.5 7.7
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
ANN ARBOR MSA (Washtenaw County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 188,400 188,000 -0.2% 184,600 1.8%
Total Employment 177,700 176,200 -0.8% 170,800 3.2%
Unemployment 10,700 11,800 10.3% 13,800 -14.5%
Rate (percent) 5.7 6.3 7.5
Contact: Jeff Aula, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3144
% Chg. % Chg.
BATTLE CREEK MSA  (Calhoun County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 66,900 67,200 0.4% 66,300 1.4%
Total Employment 62,400 62,200 -0.3% 60,400 3.0%
Unemployment 4,500 5,000 11.1% 5,900 -15.3%
Rate (percent) 6.7 7.4 8.9
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
BAY CITY MSA (Bay County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 53,300 53,400 0.2% 52,900 0.9%
Total Employment 49,100 49,000 -0.2% 47,600 2.9%
Unemployment 4,200 4,500 7.1% 5,300 -15.1%
Rate (percent) 7.9 8.3 10.0
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, June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Wayne counties)
Civilian Labor Force 2,039 2,062 1.1% 2,073 -0.5%
Total Employment 1,852 1,861 0.5% 1,853 0.4%
Unemployment 187 201 7.5% 220 -8.6%
Rate (percent) 9.2 9.8 10.6
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
% Chg. % Chg.
FLINT MSA (Genesee County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 189,100 188,600 -0.3% 189,100 -0.3%
Total Employment 173,500 171,200 -1.3% 167,700 2.1%
Unemployment 15,600 17,400 11.5% 21,400 -18.7%
Rate (percent) 8.3 9.3 11.3
Contact: Kevin Doyle, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 335-2161
GRAND RAPIDS - WYOMING MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Barry, Ionia, Kent, Newaygo counties) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 429,200 421,000 -1.9% 403,600 4.3%
Total Employment 404,800 393,900 -2.7% 371,500 6.0%
Unemployment 24,500 27,100 10.6% 32,100 -15.6%
Rate (percent) 5.7 6.4 8.0
Contact: Ryan Gimarc, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 241-8272
HOLLAND - GRAND HAVEN MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Ottawa County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 139,200 139,000 -0.1% 134,200 3.6%
Total Employment 131,100 130,100 -0.8% 123,500 5.3%
Unemployment 8,100 8,900 9.9% 10,700 -16.8%
Rate (percent) 5.8 6.4 8.0
Contact: Ryan Gimarc, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 241-8272
% Chg. % Chg.
JACKSON MSA (Jackson County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 71,700 72,200 0.7% 72,300 -0.1%
Total Employment 66,200 66,200 0.0% 65,100 1.7%
Unemployment 5,500 6,000 9.1% 7,300 -17.8%
Rate (percent) 7.7 8.3 10.0
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
KALAMAZOO - PORTAGE MSA % Chg. % Chg.
 (Kalamazoo, Van Buren counties) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 164,800 164,400 -0.2% 162,300 1.3%
Total Employment 153,800 152,600 -0.8% 148,300 2.9%
Unemployment 11,000 11,700 6.4% 14,000 -16.4%
Rate (percent) 6.7 7.1 8.6
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
% Chg. % Chg.
LANSING - EAST LANSING MSA June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
(Clinton, Eaton, Ingham counties)
Civilian Labor Force 239,800 240,400 0.3% 235,500 2.1%
Total Employment 224,200 222,200 -0.9% 214,400 3.6%
Unemployment 15,600 18,200 16.7% 21,000 -13.3%
Rate (percent) 6.5 7.6 8.9
Contact: Jeff Aula, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3144
Not Seasonally Adjusted
% Chg. % Chg.
MONROE MSA (Monroe County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 72,800 72,700 -0.1% 72,100 0.8%
Total Employment 67,800 66,800 -1.5% 65,200 2.5%
Unemployment 4,900 5,900 20.4% 6,900 -14.5%
Rate (percent) 6.8 8.1 9.5
Contact: Jim Rhein, DTMB Economic Analyst
(313) 456-3095
MUSKEGON - NORTON SHORES MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Muskegon County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 86,100 86,600 0.6% 85,700 1.1%
Total Employment 79,800 79,500 -0.4% 77,000 3.2%
Unemployment 6,300 7,100 12.7% 8,800 -19.3%
Rate (percent) 7.4 8.2 10.2
Contact: Ryan Gimarc, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 241-8272
% Chg. % Chg.
NILES - BENTON HARBOR MSA (Berrien County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 74,700 74,800 0.1% 74,700 0.1%
Total Employment 69,200 68,900 -0.4% 67,300 2.4%
Unemployment 5,500 5,900 7.3% 7,400 -20.3%
Rate (percent) 7.4 7.9 9.9
Contact: Leonidas Murembya, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 841-5634
SAGINAW - SAGINAW TOWNSHIP NORTH MSA % Chg. % Chg.
(Saginaw County) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 93,100 93,100 0.0% 91,500 1.7%
Total Employment 85,600 85,100 -0.6% 81,900 3.9%
Unemployment 7,500 8,100 8.0% 9,600 -15.6%
Rate (percent) 8.1 8.7 10.5
Contact: Kevin Doyle, DTMB Regional Economic Analyst
(517) 335-2161
% Chg. % Chg.
UPPER PENINSULA LMA (15 counties) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 149,600 150,500 0.6% 150,100 0.3%
Total Employment 137,200 137,700 0.4% 135,200 1.8%
Unemployment 12,400 12,900 4.0% 14,900 -13.4%
Rate (percent) 8.3 8.5 9.9
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) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 88,500 89,400 1.0% 89,700 -0.3%
Total Employment 80,500 80,900 0.5% 79,500 1.8%
Unemployment 8,000 8,400 5.0% 10,200 -17.6%
Rate (percent) 9.0 9.4 11.4
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) June 2014 July 2014 Month July 2013 Year
Civilian Labor Force 155,000 158,200 2.1% 157,500 0.4%
Total Employment 143,300 145,900 1.8% 142,500 2.4%
Unemployment 11,700 12,400 6.0% 15,000 -17.3%
Rate (percent) 7.6 7.8 9.6
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