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Utica-Rome, New York Job Growth

There were 127,300 jobs in Utica, New York in September 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,824 employed persons for the month. Utica lost 400 jobs in September 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 757 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Utica job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,300 -400 +200
CPS 123,824 +757 +820

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Utica, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Utica 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 Utica, New York

CES employment for Utica peaked in April 2000 at 136,600. Since then 9,300 jobs have been lost in Utica according to the employer survey. From a trough of 124,800 in April 2015, Utica has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,196 for Utica in April 2000. 13,372 jobs have been lost in Utica since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 120,414, Utica has added 3,410 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2018

Utica, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2018 127,300 -400 123,824 757
August 2018 127,700 300 123,067 330
July 2018 127,400 0 122,737 415
June 2018 127,400 300 122,322 1,204
May 2018 127,100 600 121,118 591
April 2018 126,500 -100 120,527 113
March 2018 126,600 -100 120,414 -994
February 2018 126,700 300 121,408 -677
January 2018 126,400 -200 122,085 -8
December 2017 126,600 -300 122,093 -166
November 2017 126,900 300 122,259 -331
October 2017 126,600 -500 122,590 -414