Bangor, Maine Job Growth
There were 66,100 jobs in Bangor, Maine in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,061 employed persons for the month. Bangor lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bangor 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.
Bangor, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bangor 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 Bangor, Maine
CES employment for Bangor peaked in July 2016 at 67,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Bangor according to the employer survey. From a trough of 65,800 in January 2018, Bangor has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,673 for Bangor in April 2017. 612 jobs have been lost in Bangor since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 67,938, Bangor has added 123 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bangor, Maine Employment History