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Utica-Rome, New York Job Growth

There were 114,200 jobs in Utica, New York in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,781 employed persons for the month. Utica added 500 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,476 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Utica job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 114,200 +500 -13,999
CPS 117,781 +1,476 -5,292

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 22,000 jobs have been lost in Utica according to the employer survey. From a trough of 108,500 in April 2020, Utica has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,221 for Utica in April 2000. 19,440 jobs have been lost in Utica since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 109,499, Utica has added 8,282 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2020

Utica, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2020 114,200 500 117,781 1,476
July 2020 113,700 900 116,305 1,324
June 2020 112,800 3,500 114,981 -336
May 2020 109,300 800 115,317 5,818
April 2020 108,500 -19,699 109,499 -14,235
March 2020 128,199 99 123,734 -43
February 2020 128,100 0 123,777 200
January 2020 128,100 300 123,577 108
December 2019 127,800 -300 123,469 94
November 2019 128,100 400 123,375 91
October 2019 127,700 -300 123,284 103
September 2019 128,000 -199 123,181 108