Cumberland, Maryland Job Growth
There were 38,800 jobs in Cumberland, Maryland in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,276 employed persons for the month. Cumberland lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cumberland 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.
Cumberland, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cumberland 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 Cumberland, Maryland
CES employment for Cumberland peaked in July 2014 at 40,400. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Cumberland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,600 in November 2015, Cumberland has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,666 for Cumberland in February 2008. 5,390 jobs have been lost in Cumberland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2016 low of 40,833, Cumberland has added 443 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cumberland, Maryland Employment History