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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 45,000 jobs in Leominster, Massachusetts in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,724 employed persons for the month. Leominster added 700 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,267 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Leominster job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,000 +700 -8,500
CPS 62,724 +2,267 -15,023

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 9,600 jobs have been lost in Leominster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,300 in April 2020, Leominster has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,663 for Leominster in December 2019. 15,939 jobs have been lost in Leominster since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 60,457, Leominster has added 2,267 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Leominster, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 45,000 700 62,724 2,267
April 2020 44,300 -9,500 60,457 -17,379
March 2020 53,800 0 77,836 -625
February 2020 53,800 100 78,461 57
January 2020 53,700 100 78,404 -259
December 2019 53,600 200 78,663 180
November 2019 53,400 -100 78,483 197
October 2019 53,500 600 78,286 203
September 2019 52,900 -100 78,083 193
August 2019 53,000 -200 77,890 141
July 2019 53,200 -200 77,749 48
June 2019 53,400 -100 77,701 -46