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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 55,600 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,507 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,600 +300 +400
CPS 55,507 -29 -1,006

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 6,900 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,000 in August 2017, Johnstown has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,630 for Johnstown in October 2008. 10,123 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 55,600 300 55,507 -29
March 2018 55,300 -200 55,536 -361
February 2018 55,500 200 55,897 133
January 2018 55,300 100 55,764 62
December 2017 55,200 0 55,702 -120
November 2017 55,200 -100 55,822 -96
October 2017 55,300 300 55,918 39
September 2017 55,000 0 55,879 85
August 2017 55,000 -300 55,794 -111
July 2017 55,300 0 55,905 -191
June 2017 55,300 100 56,096 -186
May 2017 55,200 0 56,282 -231