Department of Numbers

Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 114,700 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,520 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 103 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 114,700 0 -13,800
CPS 115,520 -103 -22,821

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Norwich, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Norwich 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 Norwich, Connecticut

CES employment for Norwich peaked in May 2008 at 138,700. Since then 24,000 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 93,400 in April 2020, Norwich has gained 21,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,065 for Norwich in May 2008. 34,545 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 107,931, Norwich has added 7,589 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 114,700 0 115,520 -103
January 2021 114,700 0 115,623 -10,814
December 2020 114,700 300 126,437 -163
November 2020 114,400 -600 126,600 -256
October 2020 115,000 1,000 126,856 -79
September 2020 114,000 1,600 126,935 4,247
August 2020 112,400 2,600 122,688 -37
July 2020 109,800 4,100 122,725 2,530
June 2020 105,700 8,800 120,195 12,175
May 2020 96,900 3,500 108,020 89
April 2020 93,400 -33,500 107,931 -30,562
March 2020 126,900 -1,600 138,493 152