Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 284,300 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 311,766 employed persons for the month. New Haven lost 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 870 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,300 -700 +1,400
CPS 311,766 -870 +3,367

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

New Haven, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for New Haven 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 New Haven, Connecticut

CES employment for New Haven peaked in September 2017 at 286,500. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 315,718 for New Haven in July 2017. 3,952 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 284,300 -700 311,766 -870
October 2017 285,000 -1,500 312,636 -978
September 2017 286,500 1,600 313,614 73
August 2017 284,900 200 313,541 -2,177
July 2017 284,700 -600 315,718 1,232
June 2017 285,300 1,100 314,486 2,020
May 2017 284,200 2,100 312,466 938
April 2017 282,100 1,100 311,528 1,479
March 2017 281,000 -200 310,049 1,429
February 2017 281,200 2,100 308,620 1,497
January 2017 279,100 -3,500 307,123 -1,180
December 2016 282,600 -300 308,303 -96