Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 285,500 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 310,104 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 2,300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 528 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 285,500 +2,300 +1,100
CPS 310,104 +528 -5,254

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 August 2017 at 285,500. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in New Haven according to the employer survey. From a trough of 282,500 in November 2017, New Haven has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 315,358 for New Haven in April 2017. 5,254 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 1,119 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 285,500 2,300 310,104 528
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
October 2017 282,600 -1,800 312,817 -890
September 2017 284,400 -1,100 313,707 -568
August 2017 285,500 400 314,275 -309
July 2017 285,100 300 314,584 -156
June 2017 284,800 600 314,740 -273
May 2017 284,200 -200 315,013 -345