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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 49,400 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,736 employed persons for the month. Leominster lost 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 249 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,400 -200 +1,300
CPS 72,736 +249 +3,303

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Leominster 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 Leominster, Massachusetts

CES employment for Leominster peaked in August 2018 at 54,600. Since then 5,200 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,500 in April 2020, Leominster has gained 5,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,943 for Leominster in August 2018. 5,207 jobs have been lost in Leominster since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 59,645, Leominster has added 13,091 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 49,400 -200 72,736 249
July 2021 49,600 900 72,487 253
June 2021 48,700 -200 72,234 -935
May 2021 48,900 100 73,169 256
April 2021 48,800 -200 72,913 236
March 2021 49,000 300 72,677 285
February 2021 48,700 400 72,392 312
January 2021 48,300 800 72,080 324
December 2020 47,500 -500 71,756 328
November 2020 48,000 100 71,428 454
October 2020 47,900 -500 70,974 640
September 2020 48,400 300 70,334 901