Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 396,600 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 446,228 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport lost 2,600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 778 (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 422,300. Since then 25,700 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 330,400 in April 2020, Bridgeport has gained 66,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 460,861 for Bridgeport in December 2019. 14,633 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 403,967, Bridgeport has added 42,261 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History