Trenton, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 273,800 jobs in Trenton, New Jersey in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 193,904 employed persons for the month. Trenton added 7,400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,845 (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 11,000 jobs have been lost in Trenton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 252,700 in April 2020, Trenton has gained 21,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 201,242 for Trenton in December 2019. 7,338 jobs have been lost in Trenton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 179,443, Trenton has added 14,461 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Trenton, New Jersey Employment History