Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 61,900 jobs in Kingston, New York in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,793 employed persons for the month. Kingston lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 166 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,900 0 +500
CPS 83,793 +166 -1,281

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 3,199 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,700 in January 2013, Kingston has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,941 for Kingston in October 2006. 5,148 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 81,628, Kingston has added 2,165 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 61,900 0 83,793 166
February 2017 61,900 100 83,627 -145
January 2017 61,800 -500 83,772 231
December 2016 62,300 100 83,541 -197
November 2016 62,200 200 83,738 -155
October 2016 62,000 300 83,893 -88
September 2016 61,700 0 83,981 -26
August 2016 61,700 200 84,007 -86
July 2016 61,500 -100 84,093 -192
June 2016 61,600 200 84,285 -124
May 2016 61,400 0 84,409 -218
April 2016 61,400 0 84,627 -447