Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 354,300 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 407,276 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport added 9,200 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,601 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bridgeport job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport, Connecticut
CES employment for Bridgeport peaked in September 2000 at 420,600. Since then 66,300 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 327,700 in April 2020, Bridgeport has gained 26,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 455,396 for Bridgeport in March 2020. 48,120 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 385,349, Bridgeport has added 21,927 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History