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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 103,200 jobs in Binghamton, New York in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,779 employed persons for the month. Binghamton added 300 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 275 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 103,200 +300 -800
CPS 101,779 +275 -1,371

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Binghamton, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Binghamton 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 Binghamton, New York

CES employment for Binghamton peaked in April 2001 at 120,500. Since then 17,300 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,500 in March 2015, Binghamton has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,858 for Binghamton in February 2001. 19,079 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 100,773, Binghamton has added 1,006 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 103,200 300 101,779 275
December 2019 102,900 100 101,504 87
November 2019 102,800 -400 101,417 42
October 2019 103,200 300 101,375 1
September 2019 102,900 -200 101,374 -75
August 2019 103,100 0 101,449 -298
July 2019 103,100 -300 101,747 -424
June 2019 103,400 -400 102,171 -432
May 2019 103,800 -200 102,603 -326
April 2019 104,000 200 102,929 -154
March 2019 103,800 100 103,083 -66
February 2019 103,700 -300 103,149 -1