Bangor, Maine Job Growth
There were 65,500 jobs in Bangor, Maine in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,580 employed persons for the month. Bangor lost 300 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 420 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bangor 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.
Bangor, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bangor 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 Bangor, Maine
CES employment for Bangor peaked in February 2008 at 67,000. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Bangor according to the employer survey. From a trough of 62,800 in August 2010, Bangor has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Bangor is at a new high of 68,580.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bangor, Maine Employment History