Department of Numbers

Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 115,000 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 118,621 employed persons for the month. Manchester lost 600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 283 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 115,000 -600 +200
CPS 118,621 +283 +4,952

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

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in January 2019 at 115,600. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Manchester is at a new high of 118,621.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 115,000 -600 118,621 283
January 2019 115,600 500 118,338 1,130
December 2018 115,100 0 117,208 560
November 2018 115,100 -300 116,648 279
October 2018 115,400 400 116,369 286
September 2018 115,000 0 116,083 104
August 2018 115,000 -100 115,979 261
July 2018 115,100 -200 115,718 78
June 2018 115,300 700 115,640 694
May 2018 114,600 300 114,946 491
April 2018 114,300 100 114,455 388
March 2018 114,200 -600 114,067 398