Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 248,300 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,311 employed persons for the month. Trenton lost 32,700 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 19,010 (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 November 2019 at 283,400. Since then 35,100 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 200,321 for Trenton in March 2020. 19,010 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History