Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 268,500 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 193,883 employed persons for the month. Trenton lost 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 678 (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 November 2016 at 269,600. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 194,336 for Trenton in February 2016. 453 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 191,409, Trenton has added 2,474 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History