Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 57,300 jobs in Kingston, New York in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,979 employed persons for the month. Kingston added 300 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 45 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,300 +300 +3,200
CPS 80,979 +45 +3,126

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 7,799 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,900 in April 2020, Kingston has gained 8,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,908 for Kingston in August 2006. 7,929 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 68,288, Kingston has added 12,691 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 57,300 300 80,979 45
June 2021 57,000 300 80,934 -66
May 2021 56,700 200 81,000 -182
April 2021 56,500 0 81,182 -200
March 2021 56,500 0 81,382 -192
February 2021 56,500 200 81,574 -124
January 2021 56,300 -200 81,698 -18
December 2020 56,500 0 81,716 383
November 2020 56,500 300 81,333 509
October 2020 56,200 0 80,824 648
September 2020 56,200 1,100 80,176 934
August 2020 55,100 1,000 79,242 1,389