New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 285,200 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 285,620 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 1,200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,866 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 296,000. Since then 10,800 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey. From a trough of 248,000 in April 2020, New Haven has gained 37,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 323,434 for New Haven in February 2020. 37,814 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a February 2021 low of 278,576, New Haven has added 7,044 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Haven, Connecticut Employment History