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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 54,100 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,876 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 100 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 161 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,100 +100 -100
CPS 55,876 -161 +414

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 8,400 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,900 in December 2018, Johnstown has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,530 for Johnstown in January 2008. 9,654 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a July 2018 low of 55,185, Johnstown has added 691 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 54,100 100 55,876 -161
December 2019 54,000 0 56,037 46
November 2019 54,000 0 55,991 65
October 2019 54,000 0 55,926 106
September 2019 54,000 -100 55,820 24
August 2019 54,100 100 55,796 64
July 2019 54,000 0 55,732 -61
June 2019 54,000 -100 55,793 -48
May 2019 54,100 100 55,841 -1
April 2019 54,000 -100 55,842 61
March 2019 54,100 -100 55,781 141
February 2019 54,200 0 55,640 178