Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 411,700 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 452,535 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport added 700 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,307 (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 420,500. Since then 8,800 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 384,300 in February 2010, Bridgeport has gained 27,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Bridgeport is at a new high of 452,535.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History