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Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth

There were 270,100 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 193,742 employed persons for the month. Trenton added 1,700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 995 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Trenton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 270,100 +1,700 +6,600
CPS 193,742 +995 +2,843

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 March 2017 is at a new high of 270,100.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Trenton is at a new high of 193,742.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Trenton, New Jersey Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 270,100 1,700 193,742 995
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
July 2016 265,300 600 190,536 75
June 2016 264,700 0 190,461 82
May 2016 264,700 600 190,379 -81
April 2016 264,100 600 190,460 -439