Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 56,500 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,024 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 300 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 157 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,500 +300 +1,400
CPS 57,024 -157 +85

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 peaked in November 2007 at 57,000. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,100 in December 2009, Glens Falls has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 9,720 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 56,829, Glens Falls has added 195 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 56,500 300 57,024 -157
June 2017 56,200 -500 57,181 -319
May 2017 56,700 -100 57,500 -507
April 2017 56,800 -100 58,007 -122
March 2017 56,900 300 58,129 142
February 2017 56,600 0 57,987 146
January 2017 56,600 100 57,841 204
December 2016 56,500 -100 57,637 -9
November 2016 56,600 500 57,646 170
October 2016 56,100 800 57,476 222
September 2016 55,300 -200 57,254 167
August 2016 55,500 400 57,087 148