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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 48,700 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,454 employed persons for the month. Leominster added 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 110 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,700 +400 -5,100
CPS 72,454 +110 -6,007

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 5,900 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,500 in April 2020, Leominster has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,663 for Leominster in December 2019. 6,209 jobs have been lost in Leominster since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 60,457, Leominster has added 11,997 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 48,700 400 72,454 110
January 2021 48,300 800 72,344 1,218
December 2020 47,500 -500 71,126 805
November 2020 48,000 100 70,321 21
October 2020 47,900 -500 70,300 -1,327
September 2020 48,400 300 71,627 4,690
August 2020 48,100 1,200 66,937 910
July 2020 46,900 900 66,027 1,611
June 2020 46,000 1,900 64,416 1,799
May 2020 44,100 600 62,617 2,160
April 2020 43,500 -10,200 60,457 -17,379
March 2020 53,700 -100 77,836 -625