Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 62,900 jobs in Kingston, New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,963 employed persons for the month. Kingston added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 107 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,900 +100 +700
CPS 84,963 -107 +1,225

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 2,199 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,700 in January 2013, Kingston has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,941 for Kingston in October 2006. 3,978 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 81,628, Kingston has added 3,335 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 62,900 100 84,963 -107
October 2017 62,800 -100 85,070 63
September 2017 62,900 400 85,007 654
August 2017 62,500 -200 84,353 -204
July 2017 62,700 100 84,557 554
June 2017 62,600 800 84,003 379
May 2017 61,800 -200 83,624 -218
April 2017 62,000 0 83,842 9
March 2017 62,000 100 83,833 206
February 2017 61,900 100 83,627 -145
January 2017 61,800 -500 83,772 231
December 2016 62,300 100 83,541 -197