Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 118,600 jobs in Atlantic City, New Jersey in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,786 employed persons for the month. Atlantic City added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 39 (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 35,900 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,100 in May 2020, Atlantic City has gained 33,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,421 for Atlantic City in August 2006. 26,635 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 81,940, Atlantic City has added 22,846 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment History