Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 575,600 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 596,738 employed persons for the month. Hartford added 1,900 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 644 (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 16,200 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 500,300 in April 2020, Hartford has gained 75,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 623,680 for Hartford in February 2020. 26,942 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 558,868, Hartford has added 37,870 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History