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Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 574,900 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 595,370 employed persons for the month. Hartford added 3,000 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,376 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hartford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 574,900 +3,000 +4,800
CPS 595,370 +3,376 +12,841

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 in March 2017 is at a new high of 574,900.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Hartford is at a new high of 595,370.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Hartford, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 574,900 3,000 595,370 3,376
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
November 2016 569,200 -3,100 587,529 507
October 2016 572,300 2,200 587,022 637
September 2016 570,100 -800 586,385 744
August 2016 570,900 400 585,641 812
July 2016 570,500 700 584,829 825
June 2016 569,800 900 584,004 729
May 2016 568,900 1,200 583,275 505
April 2016 567,700 -2,400 582,770 241