Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 57,200 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,929 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 102 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,200 +500 +1,500
CPS 57,929 -102 -549

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

Glens Falls, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Glens Falls in December 2016 is at a new high of 57,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 8,815 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 56,705, Glens Falls has added 1,224 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 57,200 500 57,929 -102
November 2016 56,700 100 58,031 176
October 2016 56,600 900 57,855 299
September 2016 55,700 100 57,556 355
August 2016 55,600 -200 57,201 -53
July 2016 55,800 500 57,254 -467
June 2016 55,300 -400 57,721 -385
May 2016 55,700 -200 58,106 -573
April 2016 55,900 -200 58,679 -626
March 2016 56,100 300 59,305 67
February 2016 55,800 -300 59,238 346
January 2016 56,100 400 58,892 414