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New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 287,800 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 315,768 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 516 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 287,800 +700 +1,900
CPS 315,768 +516 +2,422

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 2019 at 288,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey. From a trough of 286,200 in April 2019, New Haven has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 316,572 for New Haven in February 2019. 804 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a June 2019 low of 315,252, New Haven has added 516 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 287,800 700 315,768 516
June 2019 287,100 800 315,252 -85
May 2019 286,300 100 315,337 -442
April 2019 286,200 -1,200 315,779 -506
March 2019 287,400 -800 316,285 -287
February 2019 288,200 500 316,572 235
January 2019 287,700 100 316,337 173
December 2018 287,600 700 316,164 -117
November 2018 286,900 -700 316,281 65
October 2018 287,600 1,300 316,216 743
September 2018 286,300 600 315,473 1,031
August 2018 285,700 -200 314,442 1,096