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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 50,200 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,248 employed persons for the month. Johnstown lost 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,200 -100 +600
CPS 52,248 +61 +472

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 12,300 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,200 in April 2020, Johnstown has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,365 for Johnstown in January 2008. 13,117 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 45,812, Johnstown has added 6,436 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 50,200 -100 52,248 61
March 2022 50,300 0 52,187 197
February 2022 50,300 100 51,990 88
January 2022 50,200 200 51,902 149
December 2021 50,000 100 51,753 12
November 2021 49,900 100 51,741 12
October 2021 49,800 200 51,729 2
September 2021 49,600 -300 51,727 -5
August 2021 49,900 -100 51,732 -26
July 2021 50,000 500 51,758 -34
June 2021 49,500 -200 51,792 -14
May 2021 49,700 100 51,806 30