Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 56,300 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,608 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 614 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,300 +200 +800
CPS 58,608 -614 +1,004

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 700 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 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 8,136 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 1,690 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 56,300 200 58,608 -614
January 2019 56,100 -100 59,222 -927
December 2018 56,200 400 60,149 572
November 2018 55,800 600 59,577 749
October 2018 55,200 -200 58,828 536
September 2018 55,400 -300 58,292 583
August 2018 55,700 100 57,709 58
July 2018 55,600 200 57,651 185
June 2018 55,400 100 57,466 381
May 2018 55,300 0 57,085 -50
April 2018 55,300 200 57,135 59
March 2018 55,100 -400 57,076 -528