Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 272,100 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,966 employed persons for the month. Trenton added 800 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,189 (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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 272,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 193,976 for Trenton in April 2017. 2,010 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 188,988, Trenton has added 2,978 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History