Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 55,100 jobs in Kingston, New York in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,932 employed persons for the month. Kingston lost 7,700 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8,670 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,100 -7,700 -7,500
CPS 76,932 -8,670 -7,116

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 9,999 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,995 for Kingston in September 2006. 12,063 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 55,100 -7,700 76,932 -8,670
March 2020 62,800 -100 85,602 141
February 2020 62,900 0 85,461 358
January 2020 62,900 200 85,103 -6
December 2019 62,700 200 85,109 185
November 2019 62,500 0 84,924 218
October 2019 62,500 400 84,706 252
September 2019 62,100 -200 84,454 267
August 2019 62,300 0 84,187 228
July 2019 62,300 200 83,959 111
June 2019 62,100 -200 83,848 -41
May 2019 62,300 -300 83,889 -159