Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 61,500 jobs in Kingston, New York in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,584 employed persons for the month. Kingston lost 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 533 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,500 -700 +200
CPS 84,584 -533 -464

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

Kingston, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Kingston peaked in December 2002 at 65,099. Since then 3,599 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,700 in January 2013, Kingston has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,941 for Kingston in October 2006. 4,357 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 81,628, Kingston has added 2,956 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 61,500 -700 84,584 -533
November 2016 62,200 -500 85,117 -87
October 2016 62,700 500 85,204 -122
September 2016 62,200 0 85,326 239
August 2016 62,200 -200 85,087 -54
July 2016 62,400 500 85,141 -187
June 2016 61,900 300 85,328 -279
May 2016 61,600 200 85,607 -5
April 2016 61,400 300 85,612 -612
March 2016 61,100 -100 86,224 -61
February 2016 61,200 -400 86,285 387
January 2016 61,600 300 85,898 850