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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 55,500 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,216 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 281 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,500 +200 +200
CPS 56,216 +281 -688

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 7,000 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,000 in August 2017, Johnstown has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,630 for Johnstown in October 2008. 9,414 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 55,935, Johnstown has added 281 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 55,500 200 56,216 281
January 2018 55,300 100 55,935 -387
December 2017 55,200 0 56,322 -261
November 2017 55,200 -100 56,583 22
October 2017 55,300 300 56,561 -45
September 2017 55,000 0 56,606 87
August 2017 55,000 -300 56,519 -223
July 2017 55,300 0 56,742 -159
June 2017 55,300 100 56,901 -35
May 2017 55,200 0 56,936 -229
April 2017 55,200 0 57,165 295
March 2017 55,200 -100 56,870 -34