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Utica-Rome, New York Job Growth

There were 128,100 jobs in Utica, New York in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,828 employed persons for the month. Utica added 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 97 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Utica job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 128,100 +200 +1,400
CPS 122,828 +97 -86

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

Utica, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Utica peaked in April 2000 at 136,600. Since then 8,500 jobs have been lost in Utica according to the employer survey. From a trough of 124,900 in April 2015, Utica has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,196 for Utica in April 2000. 14,368 jobs have been lost in Utica since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 121,674, Utica has added 1,154 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Utica, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 128,100 200 122,828 97
July 2017 127,900 400 122,731 457
June 2017 127,500 200 122,274 309
May 2017 127,300 100 121,965 -574
April 2017 127,200 -300 122,539 20
March 2017 127,500 200 122,519 400
February 2017 127,300 100 122,119 -15
January 2017 127,200 600 122,134 460
December 2016 126,600 0 121,674 -274
November 2016 126,600 -200 121,948 -348
October 2016 126,800 100 122,296 -336
September 2016 126,700 0 122,632 -282