Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 275,900 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 302,005 employed persons for the month. New Haven lost 1,700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,536 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 275,900 -1,700 -14,600
CPS 302,005 -2,536 -18,532

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

New Haven, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for New Haven 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 New Haven, Connecticut

CES employment for New Haven peaked in February 2020 at 294,000. Since then 18,100 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey. From a trough of 246,800 in April 2020, New Haven has gained 29,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 321,196 for New Haven in March 2020. 19,191 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 280,261, New Haven has added 21,744 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 275,900 -1,700 302,005 -2,536
October 2020 277,600 4,700 304,541 520
September 2020 272,900 -2,000 304,021 3,906
August 2020 274,900 6,200 300,115 864
July 2020 268,700 6,400 299,251 2,593
June 2020 262,300 11,500 296,658 16,397
May 2020 250,800 4,000 280,261 -3,680
April 2020 246,800 -43,200 283,941 -37,255
March 2020 290,000 -4,000 321,196 419
February 2020 294,000 1,400 320,777 424
January 2020 292,600 1,600 320,353 -525
December 2019 291,000 500 320,878 341