Cumberland, Maryland Job Growth
There were 38,700 jobs in Cumberland, Maryland in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 40,658 employed persons for the month. Cumberland added 400 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 458 (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 1,400 jobs have been lost in Cumberland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 33,000 in April 2020, Cumberland has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,592 for Cumberland in January 2008. 5,934 jobs have been lost in Cumberland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 37,520, Cumberland has added 3,138 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cumberland, Maryland Employment History