Department of Numbers

Kingston, New York Job Growth

There were 59,500 jobs in Kingston, New York in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,544 employed persons for the month. Kingston added 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,406 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,500 +400 -3,000
CPS 82,544 +1,406 -2,380

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 5,599 jobs have been lost in Kingston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,300 in April 2020, Kingston has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,995 for Kingston in September 2006. 6,451 jobs have been lost in Kingston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 74,775, Kingston has added 7,769 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Kingston, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 59,500 400 82,544 1,406
October 2020 59,100 -700 81,138 -1,869
September 2020 59,800 1,200 83,007 -15
August 2020 58,600 1,100 83,022 2,012
July 2020 57,500 1,700 81,010 2,326
June 2020 55,800 1,400 78,684 -1,158
May 2020 54,400 1,100 79,842 5,067
April 2020 53,300 -9,500 74,775 -10,827
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