Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 576,500 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 596,269 employed persons for the month. Hartford lost 1,500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,024 (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 2018 at 578,000. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 600,618 for Hartford in July 2017. 4,349 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a November 2017 low of 590,132, Hartford has added 6,137 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History