Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 376,600 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 405,202 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport added 3,600 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,515 (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 45,700 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 330,400 in April 2020, Bridgeport has gained 46,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 451,491 for Bridgeport in December 2019. 46,289 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 377,624, Bridgeport has added 27,578 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History