County Employment Projections

Michigan County Employment Forecast

Michigan County Employment Forecast

Michigan Employment (000s) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
State Total: employment 4,662,222.4 4,711,455.0 4,747,308.6 4,359,155.3 4,508,716.8 4,565,374.8
  1.2% 1.1% 0.8% -8.2% 3.4% 1.3%
Alcona County, MI: employment 3,565.5 3,563.7 3,647.6 3,479.5 3,585.5 3,497.6
  0.6% -0.1% 2.4% -4.6% 3.0% -2.5%
Alger County, MI: employment 3,018.4 2,959.1 2,939.8 2,809.0 2,813.7 2,814.0
  0.6% -2.0% -0.7% -4.4% 0.2% 0.0%
Allegan County, MI: employment 58,914.7 59,985.5 60,576.2 57,702.4 58,228.0 58,319.9
  -0.2% 1.8% 1.0% -4.7% 0.9% 0.2%
Alpena County, MI: employment 12,836.9 12,673.5 12,587.2 12,224.3 12,569.7 12,622.3
  -0.2% -1.3% -0.7% -2.9% 2.8% 0.4%
Antrim County, MI: employment 9,413.2 9,496.3 9,779.4 9,212.2 9,513.2 9,548.9
  0.4% 0.9% 3.0% -5.8% 3.3% 0.4%
Arenac County, MI: employment 5,538.8 5,551.6 5,659.6 5,236.7 5,308.6 5,423.2
  -1.6% 0.2% 1.9% -7.5% 1.4% 2.2%
Baraga County, MI: employment 2,932.5 2,967.0 3,008.6 2,792.4 2,889.4 2,937.0
  -1.0% 1.2% 1.4% -7.2% 3.5% 1.6%
Barry County, MI: employment 30,058.4 30,600.9 30,861.8 29,025.1 29,714.4 29,986.0
  1.6% 1.8% 0.9% -6.0% 2.4% 0.9%
Bay County, MI: employment 48,144.1 48,003.6 47,891.6 45,002.9 45,435.6 45,194.9
  -2.1% -0.3% -0.2% -6.0% 1.0% -0.5%
Benzie County, MI: employment 8,269.4 8,305.5 8,390.4 7,840.2 8,063.1 8,096.0
  -0.1% 0.4% 1.0% -6.6% 2.8% 0.4%
Berrien County, MI: employment 70,494.9 70,202.5 71,060.2 66,479.4 67,566.3 67,395.9
  0.3% -0.4% 1.2% -6.4% 1.6% -0.3%
Branch County, MI: employment 18,357.1 18,629.1 18,647.1 18,146.1 18,493.1 18,180.2
  0.8% 1.5% 0.1% -2.7% 1.9% -1.7%
Calhoun County, MI: employment 60,844.6 60,479.7 60,007.4 55,843.0 56,293.1 56,358.9
  -1.0% -0.6% -0.8% -6.9% 0.8% 0.1%
Cass County, MI: employment 23,185.7 23,474.0 23,744.4 22,321.0 22,820.6 22,684.4
  -0.3% 1.2% 1.2% -6.0% 2.2% -0.6%
Charlevoix County, MI: employment 12,343.6 12,489.0 12,305.0 11,403.9 11,838.6 11,770.1
  -0.1% 1.2% -1.5% -7.3% 3.8% -0.6%
Cheboygan County, MI: employment 9,731.1 9,722.3 9,604.8 8,789.9 9,265.5 9,387.9
  -1.0% -0.1% -1.2% -8.5% 5.4% 1.3%
Chippewa County, MI: employment 15,104.0 15,165.8 15,096.6 14,674.2 15,075.4 15,255.1
  -0.4% 0.4% -0.5% -2.8% 2.7% 1.2%
Clare County, MI: employment 11,126.9 11,096.7 11,093.0 10,440.2 10,858.4 11,138.1
  0.2% -0.3% 0.0% -5.9% 4.0% 2.6%
Clinton County, MI: employment 39,485.9 39,847.9 40,119.8 37,458.8 37,652.5 38,375.6
  1.0% 0.9% 0.7% -6.6% 0.5% 1.9%
Crawford County, MI: employment 5,041.5 5,209.6 5,284.3 5,070.9 5,179.5 5,150.4
  1.4% 3.3% 1.4% -4.0% 2.1% -0.6%
Delta County, MI: employment 15,982.2 16,142.2 16,258.1 15,466.5 16,197.6 16,447.9
  -0.3% 1.0% 0.7% -4.9% 4.7% 1.5%
Dickinson County, MI: employment 11,956.8 12,059.7 11,766.4 11,344.4 11,437.3 11,303.0
  0.6% 0.9% -2.4% -3.6% 0.8% -1.2%
Eaton County, MI: employment 54,928.4 55,281.0 55,619.5 51,796.4 52,039.7 52,820.6
  0.5% 0.6% 0.6% -6.9% 0.5% 1.5%
Emmet County, MI: employment 16,500.6 16,665.9 16,777.2 15,422.3 16,086.5 16,304.1
  0.1% 1.0% 0.7% -8.1% 4.3% 1.4%
Genesee County, MI: employment 170,285.1 171,865.2 172,531.2 159,841.6 163,283.5 161,936.7
  0.1% 0.9% 0.4% -7.4% 2.2% -0.8%
Gladwin County, MI: employment 9,244.6 9,355.9 9,353.6 8,915.9 9,143.1 9,311.8
  0.3% 1.2% 0.0% -4.7% 2.5% 1.8%
Gogebic County, MI: employment 5,936.0 5,882.6 5,703.8 5,397.8 5,588.9 5,667.5
  -0.3% -0.9% -3.0% -5.4% 3.5% 1.4%
Grand Traverse County, MI: employment 47,256.6 47,402.7 48,087.4 44,879.7 46,117.1 46,027.4
  -0.2% 0.3% 1.4% -6.7% 2.8% -0.2%
Gratiot County, MI: employment 16,881.9 16,986.5 17,276.6 16,497.4 16,802.3 17,102.2
  -2.2% 0.6% 1.7% -4.5% 1.8% 1.8%
Hillsdale County, MI: employment 19,892.7 19,755.0 19,664.9 18,255.7 18,991.9 18,889.7
  -1.2% -0.7% -0.5% -7.2% 4.0% -0.5%
Houghton County, MI: employment 15,488.5 15,350.2 15,475.3 14,780.6 15,285.4 15,716.8
  -0.6% -0.9% 0.8% -4.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Huron County, MI: employment 14,800.2 14,746.5 14,764.3 14,228.8 14,376.3 14,183.2
  -2.6% -0.4% 0.1% -3.6% 1.0% -1.3%
Ingham County, MI: employment 144,762.8 145,887.6 146,036.1 135,983.8 136,607.4 138,366.0
  1.3% 0.8% 0.1% -6.9% 0.5% 1.3%
Ionia County, MI: employment 28,651.7 28,917.5 29,358.1 27,991.2 28,606.7 28,362.0
  0.7% 0.9% 1.5% -4.7% 2.2% -0.9%
Iosco County, MI: employment 9,388.9 9,442.1 9,590.1 9,092.8 9,382.6 9,203.6
  -0.1% 0.6% 1.6% -5.2% 3.2% -1.9%
Iron County, MI: employment 4,833.5 4,851.9 4,841.2 4,580.3 4,610.9 4,622.9
  -1.1% 0.4% -0.2% -5.4% 0.7% 0.3%
Isabella County, MI: employment 33,596.3 33,548.2 33,427.5 30,346.2 31,597.7 32,615.3
  -0.5% -0.1% -0.4% -9.2% 4.1% 3.2%
Jackson County, MI: employment 70,938.0 71,634.0 71,895.0 67,399.3 68,032.3 68,825.5
  0.0% 1.0% 0.4% -6.3% 0.9% 1.2%
Kalamazoo County, MI: employment 127,486.7 129,248.7 129,831.4 122,123.5 123,186.9 124,951.2
  0.4% 1.4% 0.5% -5.9% 0.9% 1.4%
Kalkaska County, MI: employment 7,339.7 7,375.5 7,533.2 7,029.8 7,219.4 7,200.7
  2.2% 0.5% 2.1% -6.7% 2.7% -0.3%
Kent County, MI: employment 343,337.6 349,407.6 351,524.6 329,935.9 337,970.8 342,794.3
  1.3% 1.8% 0.6% -6.1% 2.4% 1.4%
Keweenaw County, MI: employment 822.3 820.4 841.0 804.8 832.3 873.7
  -4.6% -0.2% 2.5% -4.3% 3.4% 5.0%
Lake County, MI: employment 3,424.0 3,388.6 3,536.1 3,559.6 3,589.5 3,654.1
  -1.6% -1.0% 4.4% 0.7% 0.8% 1.8%
Lapeer County, MI: employment 38,706.4 38,903.0 39,184.6 35,095.1 37,321.0 37,901.5
  1.7% 0.5% 0.7% -10.4% 6.3% 1.6%
Leelanau County, MI: employment 9,997.1 9,982.2 10,083.4 9,447.7 9,693.6 9,628.4
  -0.8% -0.1% 1.0% -6.3% 2.6% -0.7%
Lenawee County, MI: employment 44,918.2 44,971.7 44,673.8 41,485.7 42,790.9 43,105.9
  -0.8% 0.1% -0.7% -7.1% 3.1% 0.7%
Livingston County, MI: employment 98,322.7 99,891.6 101,421.7 90,731.0 96,699.2 99,717.8
  2.6% 1.6% 1.5% -10.5% 6.6% 3.1%
Luce County, MI: employment 2,248.0 2,232.5 2,127.7 2,061.7 2,042.6 2,074.7
  0.2% -0.7% -4.7% -3.1% -0.9% 1.6%
Mackinac County, MI: employment 4,668.9 4,700.0 4,711.1 4,348.4 4,391.9 4,561.8
  -0.3% 0.7% 0.2% -7.7% 1.0% 3.9%
Macomb County, MI: employment 423,418.7 428,498.3 432,837.4 386,695.1 410,496.7 417,576.5
  2.6% 1.2% 1.0% -10.7% 6.2% 1.7%
Manistee County, MI: employment 9,744.4 9,749.9 9,845.2 9,169.8 9,575.5 9,621.5
  -1.2% 0.1% 1.0% -6.9% 4.4% 0.5%
Marquette County, MI: employment 31,075.3 30,942.7 30,940.5 29,113.0 29,921.7 30,144.4
  -1.3% -0.4% 0.0% -5.9% 2.8% 0.7%
Mason County, MI: employment 13,233.6 13,117.8 12,994.5 12,148.2 12,433.5 12,403.8
  -1.8% -0.9% -0.9% -6.5% 2.3% -0.2%
Mecosta County, MI: employment 17,728.2 17,565.9 17,587.2 16,729.9 16,959.6 17,513.3
  -1.9% -0.9% 0.1% -4.9% 1.4% 3.3%
Menominee County, MI: employment 10,469.4 10,560.3 10,578.4 10,008.6 10,370.1 10,524.6
  -2.1% 0.9% 0.2% -5.4% 3.6% 1.5%
Midland County, MI: employment 38,678.2 39,104.1 38,695.1 36,733.0 37,426.9 37,641.6
  -1.3% 1.1% -1.0% -5.1% 1.9% 0.6%
Missaukee County, MI: employment 6,513.8 6,525.7 6,607.2 6,288.9 6,599.8 6,658.3
  -1.6% 0.2% 1.2% -4.8% 4.9% 0.9%
Monroe County, MI: employment 72,474.3 72,838.6 72,868.9 67,752.0 68,385.8 68,497.6
  -1.1% 0.5% 0.0% -7.0% 0.9% 0.2%
Montcalm County, MI: employment 26,760.1 27,151.8 27,193.3 25,577.6 26,137.8 26,444.2
  1.0% 1.5% 0.2% -5.9% 2.2% 1.2%
Montmorency County, MI: employment 2,740.6 2,755.4 2,746.5 2,626.0 2,659.1 2,631.0
  -0.5% 0.5% -0.3% -4.4% 1.3% -1.1%
Muskegon County, MI: employment 73,754.9 74,514.1 74,035.9 68,668.7 69,141.6 69,096.0
  0.5% 1.0% -0.6% -7.2% 0.7% -0.1%
Newaygo County, MI: employment 22,138.8 22,191.1 22,453.3 21,321.5 21,633.2 21,812.5
  -0.4% 0.2% 1.2% -5.0% 1.5% 0.8%
Oakland County, MI: employment 642,149.7 651,775.8 658,036.3 588,194.5 624,537.6 634,411.8
  2.7% 1.5% 1.0% -10.6% 6.2% 1.6%
Oceana County, MI: employment 11,355.6 11,296.7 11,358.6 10,788.2 10,851.7 10,660.3
  -0.7% -0.5% 0.5% -5.0% 0.6% -1.8%
Ogemaw County, MI: employment 7,552.0 7,649.0 7,511.4 7,167.8 7,331.1 7,321.6
  -0.8% 1.3% -1.8% -4.6% 2.3% -0.1%
Ontonagon County, MI: employment 1,975.9 1,934.2 1,942.4 1,840.0 1,915.8 1,926.5
  -2.1% -2.1% 0.4% -5.3% 4.1% 0.6%
Osceola County, MI: employment 9,995.6 10,417.1 10,817.0 10,636.9 10,867.9 10,912.9
  1.4% 4.2% 3.8% -1.7% 2.2% 0.4%
Oscoda County, MI: employment 2,699.5 2,760.7 2,782.7 2,565.6 2,661.5 2,633.9
  0.1% 2.3% 0.8% -7.8% 3.7% -1.0%
Otsego County, MI: employment 10,961.3 10,998.5 11,060.3 10,456.4 10,683.2 10,791.5
  -0.5% 0.3% 0.6% -5.5% 2.2% 1.0%
Ottawa County, MI: employment 152,940.2 156,479.5 157,552.0 148,065.0 151,276.4 152,137.1
  1.6% 2.3% 0.7% -6.0% 2.2% 0.6%
Presque Isle County, MI: employment 4,692.5 4,641.1 4,578.5 4,403.3 4,530.3 4,503.5
  -2.1% -1.1% -1.3% -3.8% 2.9% -0.6%
Roscommon County, MI: employment 7,151.0 7,243.4 7,192.0 6,884.9 7,083.2 7,139.9
  -0.9% 1.3% -0.7% -4.3% 2.9% 0.8%
Saginaw County, MI: employment 83,008.9 83,014.0 82,749.3 76,373.0 77,767.4 77,360.5
  -1.2% 0.0% -0.3% -7.7% 1.8% -0.5%
St. Clair County, MI: employment 71,386.8 71,917.4 72,636.2 64,985.3 69,162.1 70,254.6
  1.8% 0.7% 1.0% -10.5% 6.4% 1.6%
St. Joseph County, MI: employment 27,520.3 27,282.5 27,019.1 26,414.1 26,728.6 26,073.7
  -1.6% -0.9% -1.0% -2.2% 1.2% -2.5%
Sanilac County, MI: employment 18,171.1 18,246.2 18,654.0 17,636.3 18,372.4 18,372.8
  -0.4% 0.4% 2.2% -5.5% 4.2% 0.0%
Schoolcraft County, MI: employment 3,081.9 3,128.3 3,071.8 2,934.6 2,992.6 3,011.3
  -0.1% 1.5% -1.8% -4.5% 2.0% 0.6%
Shiawassee County, MI: employment 31,659.6 31,806.9 32,061.2 29,839.0 30,553.1 31,017.9
  -0.2% 0.5% 0.8% -6.9% 2.4% 1.5%
Tuscola County, MI: employment 22,448.2 22,466.9 22,706.4 21,341.8 22,104.6 22,284.6
  -1.1% 0.1% 1.1% -6.0% 3.6% 0.8%
Van Buren County, MI: employment 33,294.6 33,409.4 33,766.1 31,929.8 32,199.8 32,675.6
  -0.6% 0.3% 1.1% -5.4% 0.8% 1.5%
Washtenaw County, MI: employment 187,460.1 190,267.7 193,411.7 181,231.2 183,066.1 186,576.8
  1.4% 1.5% 1.7% -6.3% 1.0% 1.9%
Wayne County, MI: employment 748,543.2 757,505.7 767,691.8 686,018.7 724,811.1 733,905.3
  2.5% 1.2% 1.3% -10.6% 5.7% 1.3%
Wexford County, MI: employment 13,953.5 14,043.7 14,199.4 13,400.4 14,143.3 14,360.3
  0.6% 0.6% 1.1% -5.6% 5.5% 1.5%