Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 267,600 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 190,067 employed persons for the month. Trenton lost 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,013 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Trenton 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.
Trenton, New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Trenton 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 Trenton, New Jersey
CES employment for Trenton peaked in August 2017 at 270,500. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 193,976 for Trenton in April 2017. 3,909 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History