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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 54,200 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,865 employed persons for the month. Johnstown lost 300 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 710 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,200 -300 -600
CPS 55,865 -710 +101

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 8,300 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,200 in November 2018, Johnstown has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,630 for Johnstown in October 2008. 9,765 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2018 low of 55,499, Johnstown has added 366 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 54,200 -300 55,865 -710
December 2018 54,500 300 56,575 212
November 2018 54,200 -200 56,363 18
October 2018 54,400 0 56,345 297
September 2018 54,400 0 56,048 -503
August 2018 54,400 100 56,551 176
July 2018 54,300 -600 56,375 273
June 2018 54,900 600 56,102 370
May 2018 54,300 -100 55,732 233
April 2018 54,400 -300 55,499 -37
March 2018 54,700 200 55,536 -361
February 2018 54,500 -300 55,897 133