Ithaca, New York Job Growth
There were 58,600 jobs in Ithaca, New York in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,314 employed persons for the month. Ithaca lost 800 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 20 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ithaca job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Ithaca, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ithaca 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 Ithaca, New York
CES employment for Ithaca peaked in October 2018 at 65,800. Since then 7,200 jobs have been lost in Ithaca according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,200 in April 2020, Ithaca has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,632 for Ithaca in July 2008. 7,318 jobs have been lost in Ithaca since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 41,327, Ithaca has added 4,987 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ithaca, New York Employment History