Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 538,800 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 569,844 employed persons for the month. Hartford added 12,300 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,138 (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 February 2020 at 589,900. Since then 51,100 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 504,800 in April 2020, Hartford has gained 34,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 612,029 for Hartford in March 2020. 42,185 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 542,280, Hartford has added 27,564 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History