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Elmira, New York Job Growth

There were 36,700 jobs in Elmira, New York in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 33,728 employed persons for the month. Elmira lost 300 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elmira job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 36,700 -300 -800
CPS 33,728 -33 -1,048

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

Elmira, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Elmira peaked in October 2000 at 43,700. Since then 7,000 jobs have been lost in Elmira according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,023 for Elmira in February 2001. 7,295 jobs have been lost in Elmira since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Elmira, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 36,700 -300 33,728 -33
February 2017 37,000 -300 33,761 -232
January 2017 37,300 -200 33,993 99
December 2016 37,500 100 33,894 -41
November 2016 37,400 100 33,935 -16
October 2016 37,300 0 33,951 -11
September 2016 37,300 400 33,962 -56
August 2016 36,900 -300 34,018 -127
July 2016 37,200 100 34,145 -149
June 2016 37,100 0 34,294 -140
May 2016 37,100 -300 34,434 -167
April 2016 37,400 -100 34,601 -175