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Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 582,500 jobs in Hartford, Connecticut in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 602,386 employed persons for the month. Hartford added 800 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,135 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hartford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 582,500 +800 +7,700
CPS 602,386 +2,135 +4,263

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 582,500.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Hartford is at a new high of 602,386.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Hartford, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 582,500 800 602,386 2,135
September 2018 581,700 1,100 600,251 2,156
August 2018 580,600 800 598,095 -530
July 2018 579,800 -500 598,625 4,262
June 2018 580,300 3,200 594,363 144
May 2018 577,100 1,400 594,219 646
April 2018 575,700 -1,800 593,573 -2,313
March 2018 577,500 500 595,886 -718
February 2018 577,000 -1,000 596,604 -517
January 2018 578,000 1,500 597,121 -2,138
December 2017 576,500 1,300 599,259 728
November 2017 575,200 400 598,531 408