Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 248,600 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 284,151 employed persons for the month. New Haven lost 41,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 37,045 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 248,600 -41,400 -39,300
CPS 284,151 -37,045 -31,188

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 45,400 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 321,196 for New Haven in March 2020. 37,045 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 248,600 -41,400 284,151 -37,045
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
November 2019 290,500 0 320,537 506
October 2019 290,500 -1,000 320,031 674
September 2019 291,500 200 319,357 861
August 2019 291,300 1,600 318,496 975
July 2019 289,700 2,500 317,521 946
June 2019 287,200 -1,000 316,575 776
May 2019 288,200 300 315,799 460