Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 59,900 jobs in Kingston, New York in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,183 employed persons for the month. Kingston added 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 142 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,900 +300 +2,300
CPS 85,183 +142 +2,280

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 5,199 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in April 2020, Kingston has gained 11,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,908 for Kingston in August 2006. 3,725 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 70,571, Kingston has added 14,612 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 59,900 300 85,183 142
August 2022 59,600 700 85,041 -57
July 2022 58,900 -100 85,098 -60
June 2022 59,000 -200 85,158 154
May 2022 59,200 -400 85,004 284
April 2022 59,600 100 84,720 248
March 2022 59,500 0 84,472 444
February 2022 59,500 100 84,028 444
January 2022 59,400 600 83,584 426
December 2021 58,800 300 83,158 -2
November 2021 58,500 400 83,160 62
October 2021 58,100 500 83,098 195