Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 56,400 jobs in Kingston, New York in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,631 employed persons for the month. Kingston added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 115 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,400 +100 -6,000
CPS 80,631 -115 -4,830

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 8,699 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,900 in April 2020, Kingston has gained 7,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,995 for Kingston in September 2006. 8,364 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 74,775, Kingston has added 5,856 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 56,400 100 80,631 -115
January 2021 56,300 -200 80,746 -1,832
December 2020 56,500 0 82,578 6
November 2020 56,500 300 82,572 1,434
October 2020 56,200 0 81,138 -1,869
September 2020 56,200 1,100 83,007 -15
August 2020 55,100 1,000 83,022 2,012
July 2020 54,100 1,500 81,010 2,326
June 2020 52,600 2,500 78,684 -1,158
May 2020 50,100 1,200 79,842 5,067
April 2020 48,900 -12,300 74,775 -10,827
March 2020 61,200 -1,200 85,602 141