Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 410,300 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 450,463 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport added 300 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 629 (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 10,200 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 384,300 in February 2010, Bridgeport has gained 26,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 452,269 for Bridgeport in January 2019. 1,806 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History