Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 50,600 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,124 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 800 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 889 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,600 +800 -4,500
CPS 54,124 +889 -2,950

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

Glens Falls, New York Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Glens Falls peaked in November 2007 at 57,000. Since then 6,400 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,900 in April 2020, Glens Falls has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,636 for Glens Falls in April 2006. 12,512 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 49,391, Glens Falls has added 4,733 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 50,600 800 54,124 889
October 2020 49,800 500 53,235 -50
September 2020 49,300 2,200 53,285 1,429
August 2020 47,100 1,300 51,856 1,039
July 2020 45,800 100 50,817 773
June 2020 45,700 -100 50,044 -2,330
May 2020 45,800 900 52,374 2,983
April 2020 44,900 -10,000 49,391 -8,038
March 2020 54,900 -500 57,429 30
February 2020 55,400 100 57,399 234
January 2020 55,300 400 57,165 -55
December 2019 54,900 -200 57,220 146