Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 406,600 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 447,996 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport lost 1,200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 494 (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 15,700 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 330,400 in April 2020, Bridgeport has gained 76,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 456,515 for Bridgeport in November 2019. 8,519 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 404,124, Bridgeport has added 43,872 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History