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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 52,900 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,274 employed persons for the month. Leominster added 600 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 135 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,900 +600 +1,300
CPS 74,274 +135 +1,601

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 1,600 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,700 in May 2012, Leominster has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,534 for Leominster in April 2017. 260 jobs have been lost in Leominster since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 74,116, Leominster has added 158 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 52,900 600 74,274 135
July 2017 52,300 -100 74,139 23
June 2017 52,400 100 74,116 -211
May 2017 52,300 300 74,327 -207
April 2017 52,000 0 74,534 244
March 2017 52,000 100 74,290 670
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