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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 51,900 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,224 employed persons for the month. Leominster lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 604 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,900 0 +200
CPS 74,224 +604 +1,445

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

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Leominster 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 Leominster, Massachusetts

CES employment for Leominster peaked in April 2000 at 54,500. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,700 in May 2012, Leominster has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Leominster is at a new high of 74,224.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 51,900 0 74,224 604
February 2017 51,900 500 73,620 454
January 2017 51,400 -300 73,166 385
December 2016 51,700 100 72,781 -51
November 2016 51,600 0 72,832 19
October 2016 51,600 -100 72,813 49
September 2016 51,700 100 72,764 91
August 2016 51,600 200 72,673 114
July 2016 51,400 300 72,559 -10
June 2016 51,100 -200 72,569 -97
May 2016 51,300 -300 72,666 -75
April 2016 51,600 -100 72,741 -38