Department of Numbers

Cumberland, Maryland Job Growth

There were 39,400 jobs in Cumberland, Maryland in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,739 employed persons for the month. Cumberland lost 0 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 91 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cumberland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,400 0 +300
CPS 42,739 +91 +944

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 700 jobs have been lost in Cumberland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,500 in August 2015, Cumberland has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,551 for Cumberland in January 2008. 3,812 jobs have been lost in Cumberland since then according to the household survey. From a August 2015 low of 40,540, Cumberland has added 2,199 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2019

Cumberland, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2019 39,400 0 42,739 91
August 2019 39,400 -200 42,648 155
July 2019 39,600 500 42,493 157
June 2019 39,100 -200 42,336 103
May 2019 39,300 -100 42,233 90
April 2019 39,400 100 42,143 101
March 2019 39,300 0 42,042 76
February 2019 39,300 100 41,966 69
January 2019 39,200 -200 41,897 61
December 2018 39,400 0 41,836 -1
November 2018 39,400 200 41,837 8
October 2018 39,200 100 41,829 34