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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 102,100 jobs in Binghamton, New York in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,777 employed persons for the month. Binghamton added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 15 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 102,100 +300 -1,200
CPS 101,777 -15 -2,466

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Binghamton, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Binghamton 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 Binghamton, New York

CES employment for Binghamton peaked in April 2001 at 120,600. Since then 18,500 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 101,600 in August 2016, Binghamton has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,916 for Binghamton in March 2001. 19,139 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 101,657, Binghamton has added 120 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 102,100 300 101,777 -15
October 2016 101,800 -300 101,792 -127
September 2016 102,100 500 101,919 262
August 2016 101,600 -800 101,657 -391
July 2016 102,400 -100 102,048 -632
June 2016 102,500 -500 102,680 -991
May 2016 103,000 100 103,671 -534
April 2016 102,900 -700 104,205 -1,105
March 2016 103,600 300 105,310 50
February 2016 103,300 -400 105,260 379
January 2016 103,700 400 104,881 318
December 2015 103,300 0 104,563 320