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Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 45,500 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,813 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls lost 9,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 7,616 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,500 -9,400 -9,600
CPS 49,813 -7,616 -6,433

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 11,500 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,636 for Glens Falls in April 2006. 16,823 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 45,500 -9,400 49,813 -7,616
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
November 2019 55,100 100 57,074 184
October 2019 55,000 0 56,890 213
September 2019 55,000 -200 56,677 234
August 2019 55,200 400 56,443 212
July 2019 54,800 0 56,231 123
June 2019 54,800 100 56,108 -7
May 2019 54,700 -400 56,115 -131