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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 51,800 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,444 employed persons for the month. Leominster lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,800 -200 +900
CPS 73,444 -39 +2,009

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 2,700 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,700 in May 2012, Leominster has gained 4,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 73,484 for Leominster in October 2016. 40 jobs have been lost in Leominster since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 51,800 -200 73,444 -39
November 2016 52,000 -100 73,483 -1
October 2016 52,100 0 73,484 6
September 2016 52,100 300 73,478 116
August 2016 51,800 100 73,362 329
July 2016 51,700 500 73,033 660
June 2016 51,200 -100 72,373 -322
May 2016 51,300 -100 72,695 -25
April 2016 51,400 -100 72,720 466
March 2016 51,500 500 72,254 318
February 2016 51,000 -200 71,936 291
January 2016 51,200 300 71,645 210