Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Job Growth

There were 56,300 jobs in Glens Falls, New York in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,807 employed persons for the month. Glens Falls added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 515 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Glens Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,300 +200 +300
CPS 58,807 +515 +1,134

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 August 2018 at 57,100. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Glens Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,100 in September 2018, Glens Falls has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,744 for Glens Falls in March 2006. 7,937 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 1,889 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Glens Falls, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 56,300 200 58,807 515
September 2018 56,100 -1,000 58,292 583
August 2018 57,100 200 57,709 58
July 2018 56,900 200 57,651 185
June 2018 56,700 500 57,466 381
May 2018 56,200 0 57,085 -50
April 2018 56,200 0 57,135 59
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