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Utica-Rome, New York Job Growth

There were 118,000 jobs in Utica, New York in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,623 employed persons for the month. Utica added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 206 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Utica job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 118,000 +100 -9,900
CPS 117,623 +206 -6,154

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 May 2000 at 136,200. Since then 18,200 jobs have been lost in Utica according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,700 in April 2020, Utica has gained 12,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,221 for Utica in April 2000. 19,598 jobs have been lost in Utica since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 109,499, Utica has added 8,124 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Utica, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 118,000 100 117,623 206
January 2021 117,900 -100 117,417 408
December 2020 118,000 100 117,009 250
November 2020 117,900 -200 116,759 377
October 2020 118,100 -500 116,382 -1,828
September 2020 118,600 3,100 118,210 37
August 2020 115,500 2,400 118,173 1,868
July 2020 113,100 -200 116,305 1,324
June 2020 113,300 4,500 114,981 -336
May 2020 108,800 3,100 115,317 5,818
April 2020 105,700 -21,800 109,499 -14,235
March 2020 127,500 -400 123,734 -43