Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 268,400 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,102 employed persons for the month. Trenton lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 62 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Trenton 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.
Trenton, New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Trenton 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 Trenton, New Jersey
CES employment for Trenton peaked in February 2020 at 284,800. Since then 16,400 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 252,700 in April 2020, Trenton has gained 15,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 200,321 for Trenton in March 2020. 9,219 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 175,817, Trenton has added 15,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History