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Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 64,300 jobs in Kingston, New York in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,959 employed persons for the month. Kingston lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,300 0 +1,100
CPS 85,959 -292 +679

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 799 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,600 in January 2013, Kingston has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,995 for Kingston in September 2006. 3,036 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 81,658, Kingston has added 4,301 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 64,300 0 85,959 -292
June 2019 64,300 0 86,251 -221
May 2019 64,300 100 86,472 -70
April 2019 64,200 0 86,542 -17
March 2019 64,200 400 86,559 67
February 2019 63,800 -100 86,492 106
January 2019 63,900 600 86,386 264
December 2018 63,300 200 86,122 -20
November 2018 63,100 -400 86,142 42
October 2018 63,500 600 86,100 235
September 2018 62,900 -100 85,865 295
August 2018 63,000 -200 85,570 290