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Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 570,700 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 590,391 employed persons for the month. Hartford lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,444 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hartford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 570,700 -300 +1,500
CPS 590,391 -1,444 +2,862

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Hartford, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hartford 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 Hartford, Connecticut

CES employment for Hartford peaked in July 2017 at 575,600. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 600,618 for Hartford in July 2017. 10,227 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Hartford, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 570,700 -300 590,391 -1,444
October 2017 571,000 -300 591,835 -3,038
September 2017 571,300 -2,000 594,873 -2,325
August 2017 573,300 -2,300 597,198 -3,420
July 2017 575,600 1,200 600,618 962
June 2017 574,400 0 599,656 697
May 2017 574,400 1,100 598,959 1,148
April 2017 573,300 -600 597,811 2,594
March 2017 573,900 2,000 595,217 3,223
February 2017 571,900 100 591,994 2,192
January 2017 571,800 4,000 589,802 1,824
December 2016 567,800 -1,400 587,978 449