Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 135,300 jobs in Atlantic City, New Jersey in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,476 employed persons for the month. Atlantic City added 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 207 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Atlantic City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City, New Jersey
CES employment for Atlantic City peaked in September 2006 at 154,500. Since then 19,200 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 126,500 in April 2017, Atlantic City has gained 8,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,421 for Atlantic City in August 2006. 15,945 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2018 low of 109,292, Atlantic City has added 6,184 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment History