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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 54,300 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,751 employed persons for the month. Johnstown lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 42 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,300 0 0
CPS 55,751 -42 +566

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 8,200 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,200 in November 2018, Johnstown has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,530 for Johnstown in January 2008. 9,779 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a July 2018 low of 55,185, Johnstown has added 566 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 54,300 0 55,751 -42
June 2019 54,300 -400 55,793 -48
May 2019 54,700 -200 55,841 -1
April 2019 54,900 0 55,842 61
March 2019 54,900 200 55,781 141
February 2019 54,700 100 55,640 178
January 2019 54,600 100 55,462 108
December 2018 54,500 300 55,354 7
November 2018 54,200 -200 55,347 30
October 2018 54,400 0 55,317 65
September 2018 54,400 0 55,252 56
August 2018 54,400 100 55,196 11