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Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 51,900 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,087 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 12 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,900 -100 -2,900
CPS 56,087 -12 -1,312

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 5,100 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,300 in April 2020, Glens Falls has gained 7,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,636 for Glens Falls in April 2006. 10,549 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 6,696 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 51,900 -100 56,087 -12
January 2021 52,000 300 56,099 1,974
December 2020 51,700 0 54,125 64
November 2020 51,700 800 54,061 826
October 2020 50,900 400 53,235 -50
September 2020 50,500 3,000 53,285 1,429
August 2020 47,500 700 51,856 1,039
July 2020 46,800 2,400 50,817 773
June 2020 44,400 -300 50,044 -2,330
May 2020 44,700 400 52,374 2,983
April 2020 44,300 -10,100 49,391 -8,038
March 2020 54,400 -400 57,429 30