Cumberland, Maryland Job Growth
There were 39,200 jobs in Cumberland, Maryland in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,098 employed persons for the month. Cumberland lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 62 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cumberland 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.
Cumberland, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cumberland 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 Cumberland, Maryland
CES employment for Cumberland peaked in July 2010 at 40,100. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Cumberland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,500 in August 2015, Cumberland has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,666 for Cumberland in February 2008. 4,568 jobs have been lost in Cumberland since then according to the household survey. From a August 2015 low of 40,593, Cumberland has added 1,505 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cumberland, Maryland Employment History