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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 56,200 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,604 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 138 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,200 +200 +200
CPS 56,604 -138 -665

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 6,300 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,100 in January 2017, Johnstown has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,630 for Johnstown in October 2008. 9,026 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 56,561, Johnstown has added 43 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 56,200 200 56,604 -138
July 2017 56,000 -300 56,742 -159
June 2017 56,300 600 56,901 -35
May 2017 55,700 -300 56,936 -229
April 2017 56,000 600 57,165 295
March 2017 55,400 -300 56,870 -34
February 2017 55,700 600 56,904 310
January 2017 55,100 -400 56,594 33
December 2016 55,500 -100 56,561 -226
November 2016 55,600 -200 56,787 -216
October 2016 55,800 -100 57,003 -128
September 2016 55,900 -100 57,131 -138