Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 583,300 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 605,512 employed persons for the month. Hartford lost 1,200 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 731 (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 December 2018 at 586,500. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 582,100 in February 2019, Hartford has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 607,935 for Hartford in February 2019. 2,423 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a July 2019 low of 603,798, Hartford has added 1,714 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History