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Jackson

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018

Jackson, MS Economy at a Glance:

Jackson, MS
Data Series Back
Data
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

265.0 264.5 268.7 271.4 (p)265.7  

Employment(1)

250.8 249.8 250.0 254.8 (p)251.4  

Unemployment(1)

14.2 14.8 18.6 16.6 (p)14.4  

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.4 5.6 6.9 6.1 (p)5.4  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

267.1 266.7 269.4 268.7 268.3 (p)269.5

12-month % change

9.5 6.9 4.3 3.2 1.7 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 (p)0.7

12-month % change

-12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 (p)-12.5

Construction(3)

10.8 10.8 10.9 10.9 10.9 (p)10.8

12-month % change

8.0 4.9 4.8 3.8 3.8 (p)1.9

Manufacturing(3)

19.7 19.9 20.2 20.4 20.8 (p)21.1

12-month % change

32.2 33.6 12.2 8.5 8.9 (p)10.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

49.5 50.0 50.1 49.8 49.8 (p)50.0

12-month % change

5.1 4.4 1.4 -0.4 -1.4 (p)-0.8

Information(3)

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)3.2

12-month % change

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

15.0 15.0 14.8 14.9 14.9 (p)14.9

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 -0.7 0.7 0.0 (p)0.7

Professional and Business Services(3)

35.5 34.5 35.0 34.9 34.4 (p)35.8

12-month % change

16.8 12.4 10.1 7.4 2.7 (p)4.1

Education and Health Services(3)

42.1 41.6 42.5 41.6 42.2 (p)43.0

12-month % change

5.3 3.0 4.2 2.0 2.7 (p)2.6

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

23.2 23.9 24.3 24.3 23.9 (p)22.5

12-month % change

40.6 21.3 10.0 7.5 3.9 (p)-2.2

Other Services(3)

12.9 12.9 13.4 13.3 13.3 (p)13.2

12-month % change

16.2 10.3 9.8 3.9 4.7 (p)3.1

Government(3)

54.5 54.2 54.3 54.7 54.2 (p)54.3

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.8 -0.9 1.9 -0.7 (p)-1.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary