Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 549,500 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 527,325 employed persons for the month. Hartford lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 21 (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 591,900. Since then 42,400 jobs have been lost in Hartford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 497,500 in April 2020, Hartford has gained 52,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 612,029 for Hartford in March 2020. 84,704 jobs have been lost in Hartford since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 527,304, Hartford has added 21 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hartford, Connecticut Employment History