Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 132,400 jobs in Atlantic City, New Jersey in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,028 employed persons for the month. Atlantic City lost 100 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 79 (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 154,400. Since then 22,000 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,200 in May 2020, Atlantic City has gained 47,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,239 for Atlantic City in August 2006. 10,211 jobs have been lost in Atlantic City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 79,537, Atlantic City has added 41,491 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlantic City, New Jersey Employment History