Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 56,900 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,318 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 204 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,900 +200 +300
CPS 58,318 +204 +672

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 100 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 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 8,426 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 1,489 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 56,900 200 58,318 204
October 2017 56,700 -200 58,114 357
September 2017 56,900 600 57,757 821
August 2017 56,300 -200 56,936 -122
July 2017 56,500 300 57,058 -123
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