Department of Numbers

New Haven, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 288,200 jobs in New Haven, Connecticut in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 316,418 employed persons for the month. New Haven added 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 244 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New Haven job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 288,200 +500 +3,000
CPS 316,418 +244 +5,469

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 288,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 317,929 for New Haven in December 2018. 1,511 jobs have been lost in New Haven since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 316,174, New Haven has added 244 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

New Haven, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 288,200 500 316,418 244
January 2019 287,700 100 316,174 -1,755
December 2018 287,600 700 317,929 271
November 2018 286,900 -700 317,658 2,244
October 2018 287,600 1,300 315,414 1,959
September 2018 286,300 600 313,455 996
August 2018 285,700 -200 312,459 -876
July 2018 285,900 900 313,335 2,885
June 2018 285,000 -100 310,450 -397
May 2018 285,100 200 310,847 946
April 2018 284,900 400 309,901 325
March 2018 284,500 -700 309,576 -1,373