Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 287,300 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 315,293 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 1,300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,838 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 287,300 +1,300 +4,700
CPS 315,293 +1,838 +2,476

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 287,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 315,358 for New Haven in April 2017. 65 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 308,985, New Haven has added 6,308 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 287,300 1,300 315,293 1,838
September 2018 286,000 300 313,455 996
August 2018 285,700 -500 312,459 -876
July 2018 286,200 1,000 313,335 2,885
June 2018 285,200 -500 310,450 -397
May 2018 285,700 400 310,847 946
April 2018 285,300 2,100 309,901 325
March 2018 283,200 -1,800 309,576 -1,373
February 2018 285,000 1,900 310,949 1,964
January 2018 283,100 500 308,985 -2,921
December 2017 282,600 100 311,906 -278
November 2017 282,500 -100 312,184 -633