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New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 295,100 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 316,973 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 1,300 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,597 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 295,100 +1,300 +11,200
CPS 316,973 +2,597 +14,443

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 November 2019 at 295,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey. From a trough of 250,500 in April 2020, New Haven has gained 44,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 330,058 for New Haven in February 2020. 13,085 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 295,993, New Haven has added 20,980 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 295,100 1,300 316,973 2,597
February 2022 293,800 1,300 314,376 1,879
January 2022 292,500 1,100 312,497 1,735
December 2021 291,400 -800 310,762 -143
November 2021 292,200 2,500 310,905 152
October 2021 289,700 2,000 310,753 1,102
September 2021 287,700 -1,400 309,651 1,475
August 2021 289,100 1,600 308,176 1,570
July 2021 287,500 1,300 306,606 1,461
June 2021 286,200 1,100 305,145 1,085
May 2021 285,100 900 304,060 874
April 2021 284,200 300 303,186 656