Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 577,800 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 596,877 employed persons for the month. Hartford lost 300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,159 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hartford 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.
Hartford, Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hartford 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 Hartford, Connecticut
CES employment for Hartford peaked in January 2020 at 591,800. Since then 14,000 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 500,300 in April 2020, Hartford has gained 77,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 616,718 for Hartford in September 2019. 19,841 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 555,576, Hartford has added 41,301 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History