Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 374,900 jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 392,547 employed persons for the month. Bridgeport added 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,112 (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 47,400 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 330,400 in April 2020, Bridgeport has gained 44,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 451,491 for Bridgeport in December 2019. 58,944 jobs have been lost in Bridgeport since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 377,624, Bridgeport has added 14,923 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bridgeport, Connecticut Employment History