Bangor, Maine Job Growth
There were 65,500 jobs in Bangor, Maine in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,180 employed persons for the month. Bangor lost 500 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 475 (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 July 2016 at 67,400. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Bangor according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,209 for Bangor in August 2017. 1,029 jobs have been lost in Bangor since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bangor, Maine Employment History