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Elmira, New York Job Growth

There were 36,500 jobs in Elmira, New York in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 33,083 employed persons for the month. Elmira lost 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Elmira job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 36,500 -100 -300
CPS 33,083 +53 -1,007

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 7,200 jobs have been lost in Elmira according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,500 in July 2017, Elmira has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,023 for Elmira in February 2001. 7,940 jobs have been lost in Elmira since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 33,030, Elmira has added 53 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Elmira, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 36,500 -100 33,083 53
March 2018 36,600 0 33,030 -189
February 2018 36,600 0 33,219 -206
January 2018 36,600 0 33,425 186
December 2017 36,600 -100 33,239 -153
November 2017 36,700 0 33,392 -205
October 2017 36,700 100 33,597 -194
September 2017 36,600 -600 33,791 -113
August 2017 37,200 700 33,904 -48
July 2017 36,500 -300 33,952 -23
June 2017 36,800 0 33,975 -18
May 2017 36,800 0 33,993 -97