Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 408,900 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 446,551 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport lost 900 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 342 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bridgeport job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport, Connecticut
CES employment for Bridgeport peaked in September 2000 at 422,400. Since then 13,500 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 384,500 in February 2010, Bridgeport has gained 24,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 447,009 for Bridgeport in July 2016. 458 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 443,306, Bridgeport has added 3,245 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History