Department of Numbers

Cumberland, Maryland Job Growth

There were 37,200 jobs in Cumberland, Maryland in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,083 employed persons for the month. Cumberland lost 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 22 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cumberland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,200 -100 +1,100
CPS 41,083 +22 +1,625

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 2,900 jobs have been lost in Cumberland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 32,700 in April 2020, Cumberland has gained 4,499 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,592 for Cumberland in January 2008. 5,509 jobs have been lost in Cumberland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,742, Cumberland has added 4,341 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Cumberland, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 37,200 -100 41,083 22
October 2021 37,300 -100 41,061 69
September 2021 37,400 100 40,992 166
August 2021 37,300 100 40,826 124
July 2021 37,200 300 40,702 128
June 2021 36,900 200 40,574 111
May 2021 36,700 0 40,463 52
April 2021 36,700 300 40,411 942
March 2021 36,400 200 39,469 46
February 2021 36,200 100 39,423 -10
January 2021 36,100 200 39,433 1
December 2020 35,900 -200 39,432 -26