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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 55,700 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,184 employed persons for the month. Johnstown lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 400 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,700 0 -500
CPS 57,184 -400 -1,043

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

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Johnstown 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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Johnstown peaked in January 2008 at 62,500. Since then 6,800 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,700 in November 2016, Johnstown has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,630 for Johnstown in October 2008. 8,446 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 55,700 0 57,184 -400
November 2016 55,700 -200 57,584 -268
October 2016 55,900 -400 57,852 -153
September 2016 56,300 400 58,005 244
August 2016 55,900 -300 57,761 -30
July 2016 56,200 -100 57,791 25
June 2016 56,300 500 57,766 -231
May 2016 55,800 -400 57,997 -132
April 2016 56,200 -100 58,129 -375
March 2016 56,300 -100 58,504 -243
February 2016 56,400 -100 58,747 261
January 2016 56,500 300 58,486 259