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Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 56,100 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,115 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls lost 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,100 -100 +200
CPS 57,115 +39 -748

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 900 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,100 in December 2009, Glens Falls has gained 2,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 9,629 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 56,918, Glens Falls has added 197 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 56,100 -100 57,115 39
March 2018 56,200 0 57,076 -528
February 2018 56,200 100 57,604 -299
January 2018 56,100 -300 57,903 169
December 2017 56,400 500 57,734 -15
November 2017 55,900 -100 57,749 76
October 2017 56,000 500 57,673 218
September 2017 55,500 0 57,455 233
August 2017 55,500 100 57,222 12
July 2017 55,400 -100 57,210 -104
June 2017 55,500 0 57,314 -175
May 2017 55,500 -400 57,489 -374