Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 62,200 jobs in Kingston, New York in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,791 employed persons for the month. Kingston lost 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 219 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,200 -100 +400
CPS 83,791 +219 -997

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Kingston, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kingston 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 Kingston, New York

CES employment for Kingston peaked in December 2002 at 65,099. Since then 2,899 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,600 in January 2013, Kingston has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,941 for Kingston in October 2006. 5,150 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 81,628, Kingston has added 2,163 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 62,200 -100 83,791 219
March 2018 62,300 100 83,572 -509
February 2018 62,200 300 84,081 -376
January 2018 61,900 -400 84,457 -44
December 2017 62,300 -200 84,501 -108
November 2017 62,500 100 84,609 -174
October 2017 62,400 300 84,783 -109
September 2017 62,100 -200 84,892 18
August 2017 62,300 100 84,874 -64
July 2017 62,200 100 84,938 -24
June 2017 62,100 -100 84,962 135
May 2017 62,200 400 84,827 39