Department of Numbers

Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth

There were 272,500 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 194,022 employed persons for the month. Trenton added 2,100 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 967 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Trenton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 272,500 +2,100 +7,200
CPS 194,022 +967 +3,486

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 in July 2017 is at a new high of 272,500.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Trenton is at a new high of 194,022.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Trenton, New Jersey Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 272,500 2,100 194,022 967
June 2017 270,400 1,300 193,055 -312
May 2017 269,100 -900 193,367 -609
April 2017 270,000 500 193,976 432
March 2017 269,500 1,100 193,544 797
February 2017 268,400 900 192,747 131
January 2017 267,500 -1,300 192,616 -108
December 2016 268,800 -600 192,724 215
November 2016 269,400 2,200 192,509 760
October 2016 267,200 2,200 191,749 758
September 2016 265,000 -500 190,991 331
August 2016 265,500 200 190,660 124