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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 103,900 jobs in Binghamton, New York in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,312 employed persons for the month. Binghamton added 200 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 425 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 103,900 +200 -200
CPS 104,312 +425 +2,490

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

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,916 for Binghamton in March 2001. 16,604 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 100,943, Binghamton has added 3,369 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 103,900 200 104,312 425
November 2018 103,700 -200 103,887 205
October 2018 103,900 200 103,682 796
September 2018 103,700 -200 102,886 813
August 2018 103,900 -100 102,073 -56
July 2018 104,000 100 102,129 245
June 2018 103,900 -400 101,884 411
May 2018 104,300 400 101,473 490
April 2018 103,900 100 100,983 40
March 2018 103,800 0 100,943 -470
February 2018 103,800 -200 101,413 -463
January 2018 104,000 -100 101,876 54