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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 50,600 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,962 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,600 +200 -3,400
CPS 51,962 +9 -3,054

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 11,900 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,900 in April 2020, Johnstown has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,530 for Johnstown in January 2008. 13,568 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 47,335, Johnstown has added 4,627 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 50,600 200 51,962 9
October 2020 50,400 -400 51,953 -613
September 2020 50,800 1,500 52,566 3,170
August 2020 49,300 300 49,396 618
July 2020 49,000 800 48,778 671
June 2020 48,200 1,900 48,107 -789
May 2020 46,300 1,400 48,896 1,561
April 2020 44,900 -8,600 47,335 -6,530
March 2020 53,500 -500 53,865 -1,184
February 2020 54,000 0 55,049 42
January 2020 54,000 0 55,007 -37
December 2019 54,000 0 55,044 28