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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 48,600 jobs in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,114 employed persons for the month. Johnstown added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 41 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,600 +400 -500
CPS 50,114 -41 +791

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 13,900 jobs have been lost in Johnstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,200 in April 2020, Johnstown has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,365 for Johnstown in January 2008. 15,251 jobs have been lost in Johnstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 45,637, Johnstown has added 4,477 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 48,600 400 50,114 -41
June 2021 48,200 -400 50,155 -149
May 2021 48,600 100 50,304 -114
April 2021 48,500 -600 50,418 -156
March 2021 49,100 200 50,574 -124
February 2021 48,900 100 50,698 -264
January 2021 48,800 -100 50,962 -274
December 2020 48,900 -200 51,236 -80
November 2020 49,100 0 51,316 -170
October 2020 49,100 -800 51,486 -374
September 2020 49,900 800 51,860 2,104
August 2020 49,100 0 49,756 433