Department of Numbers

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.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,200 0 +200
CPS 42,098 +62 -70

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

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Cumberland, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 39,200 0 42,098 62
January 2019 39,200 -200 42,036 20
December 2018 39,400 0 42,016 58
November 2018 39,400 200 41,958 137
October 2018 39,200 100 41,821 77
September 2018 39,100 -300 41,744 -183
August 2018 39,400 100 41,927 -163
July 2018 39,300 200 42,090 12
June 2018 39,100 0 42,078 -6
May 2018 39,100 100 42,084 92
April 2018 39,000 -100 41,992 -60
March 2018 39,100 100 42,052 -116