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Elmira, New York Job Growth

There were 34,800 jobs in Elmira, New York in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 33,480 employed persons for the month. Elmira added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elmira job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 34,800 +100 +600
CPS 33,480 +17 +630

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 8,900 jobs have been lost in Elmira according to the employer survey. From a trough of 30,800 in April 2020, Elmira has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,962 for Elmira in January 2001. 7,482 jobs have been lost in Elmira since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 29,535, Elmira has added 3,945 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Elmira, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 34,800 100 33,480 17
August 2022 34,700 -200 33,463 -57
July 2022 34,900 100 33,520 33
June 2022 34,800 -100 33,487 69
May 2022 34,900 100 33,418 130
April 2022 34,800 -100 33,288 113
March 2022 34,900 0 33,175 130
February 2022 34,900 100 33,045 105
January 2022 34,800 200 32,940 74
December 2021 34,600 200 32,866 -8
November 2021 34,400 200 32,874 -5
October 2021 34,200 0 32,879 29