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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 49,000 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,157 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 191 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,000 +200 -4,200
CPS 51,157 -191 -3,892

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

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Johnstown 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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Johnstown peaked in January 2008 at 62,500. Since then 13,500 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,200 in April 2020, Johnstown has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,530 for Johnstown in January 2008. 14,373 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 47,335, Johnstown has added 3,822 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 49,000 200 51,157 -191
January 2021 48,800 -100 51,348 420
December 2020 48,900 -200 50,928 -958
November 2020 49,100 0 51,886 -67
October 2020 49,100 -800 51,953 -613
September 2020 49,900 800 52,566 3,170
August 2020 49,100 0 49,396 618
July 2020 49,100 1,000 48,778 671
June 2020 48,100 2,500 48,107 -789
May 2020 45,600 2,400 48,896 1,561
April 2020 43,200 -9,600 47,335 -6,530
March 2020 52,800 -400 53,865 -1,184