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Elmira, New York Job Growth

There were 34,300 jobs in Elmira, New York in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 32,604 employed persons for the month. Elmira lost 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 16 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elmira job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 34,300 -200 +1,100
CPS 32,604 +16 +632

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

Elmira, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Elmira peaked in October 2000 at 43,700. Since then 9,400 jobs have been lost in Elmira according to the employer survey. From a trough of 30,600 in April 2020, Elmira has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,962 for Elmira in January 2001. 8,358 jobs have been lost in Elmira since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 28,627, Elmira has added 3,977 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Elmira, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 34,300 -200 32,604 16
June 2021 34,500 400 32,588 -58
May 2021 34,100 100 32,646 -91
April 2021 34,000 0 32,737 -100
March 2021 34,000 100 32,837 -122
February 2021 33,900 -300 32,959 -120
January 2021 34,200 100 33,079 -107
December 2020 34,100 -100 33,186 159
November 2020 34,200 -100 33,027 177
October 2020 34,300 -100 32,850 168
September 2020 34,400 500 32,682 261
August 2020 33,900 700 32,421 449