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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 106,500 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 125,197 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 784 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,500 -100 +2,900
CPS 125,197 +784 +3,247

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

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown, Maryland

CES employment for Hagerstown peaked in July 2016 at 106,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,800 in September 2016, Hagerstown has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Hagerstown is at a new high of 125,197.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 106,500 -100 125,197 784
November 2016 106,600 800 124,413 307
October 2016 105,800 0 124,106 833
September 2016 105,800 -400 123,273 -616
August 2016 106,200 -500 123,889 85
July 2016 106,700 400 123,804 410
June 2016 106,300 800 123,394 685
May 2016 105,500 200 122,709 29
April 2016 105,300 700 122,680 183
March 2016 104,600 700 122,497 -69
February 2016 103,900 300 122,566 76
January 2016 103,600 0 122,490 540