Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 278,500 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 194,106 employed persons for the month. Trenton lost 600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 526 (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 April 2019 at 279,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Trenton is at a new high of 194,106.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History