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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 103,800 jobs in Binghamton, New York in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,502 employed persons for the month. Binghamton lost 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 666 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 103,800 -200 -600
CPS 101,502 -666 -640

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 120,600. Since then 16,800 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,100 in June 2015, Binghamton has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,916 for Binghamton in March 2001. 19,414 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 103,800 -200 101,502 -666
January 2018 104,000 -100 102,168 -502
December 2017 104,100 200 102,670 -179
November 2017 103,900 0 102,849 -476
October 2017 103,900 100 103,325 71
September 2017 103,800 0 103,254 855
August 2017 103,800 400 102,399 -48
July 2017 103,400 -700 102,447 536
June 2017 104,100 200 101,911 -38
May 2017 103,900 -400 101,949 -531
April 2017 104,300 -100 102,480 -175
March 2017 104,400 0 102,655 513