Department of Numbers

Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 111,800 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,440 employed persons for the month. Manchester lost 600 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 330 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 111,800 -600 +1,200
CPS 114,440 +330 +1,296

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

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in February 2017 at 112,400. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Manchester is at a new high of 114,440.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 111,800 -600 114,440 330
February 2017 112,400 1,600 114,110 416
January 2017 110,800 0 113,694 61
December 2016 110,800 -100 113,633 -94
November 2016 110,900 -200 113,727 -78
October 2016 111,100 0 113,805 57
September 2016 111,100 400 113,748 129
August 2016 110,700 -100 113,619 87
July 2016 110,800 400 113,532 61
June 2016 110,400 100 113,471 101
May 2016 110,300 -100 113,370 102
April 2016 110,400 -200 113,268 124