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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 96,300 jobs in Binghamton, New York in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,323 employed persons for the month. Binghamton lost 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 80 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 96,300 -400 -6,500
CPS 97,323 +80 -3,910

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 24,200 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 88,800 in April 2020, Binghamton has gained 7,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,858 for Binghamton in February 2001. 23,535 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 91,849, Binghamton has added 5,474 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 96,300 -400 97,323 80
October 2020 96,700 -500 97,243 -2,157
September 2020 97,200 1,500 99,400 -121
August 2020 95,700 900 99,521 1,443
July 2020 94,800 2,200 98,078 2,794
June 2020 92,600 1,900 95,284 -2,344
May 2020 90,700 1,900 97,628 5,779
April 2020 88,800 -13,700 91,849 -10,026
March 2020 102,500 -500 101,875 53
February 2020 103,000 -100 101,822 323
January 2020 103,100 200 101,499 190
December 2019 102,900 100 101,309 76