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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 104,000 jobs in Binghamton, New York in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,835 employed persons for the month. Binghamton added 200 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 239 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,000 +200 +200
CPS 101,835 +239 -3,425

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 16,600 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,100 in June 2015, Binghamton has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,916 for Binghamton in March 2001. 19,081 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 101,282, Binghamton has added 553 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 104,000 200 101,835 239
January 2017 103,800 -600 101,596 314
December 2016 104,400 -200 101,282 -291
November 2016 104,600 500 101,573 -219
October 2016 104,100 300 101,792 -127
September 2016 103,800 100 101,919 262
August 2016 103,700 -100 101,657 -391
July 2016 103,800 600 102,048 -632
June 2016 103,200 -600 102,680 -991
May 2016 103,800 -200 103,671 -534
April 2016 104,000 200 104,205 -1,105
March 2016 103,800 0 105,310 50