Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 130,000 jobs in Atlantic City, New Jersey in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,870 employed persons for the month. Atlantic City lost 0 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 773 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Atlantic City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City, New Jersey
CES employment for Atlantic City peaked in July 2006 at 154,800. Since then 24,800 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 128,199 in June 2016, Atlantic City has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,443 for Atlantic City in July 2006. 16,573 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 113,068, Atlantic City has added 1,802 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment History