Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 70,000 jobs in Dover, Delaware in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,006 employed persons for the month. Dover lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 190 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dover job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Dover, Delaware Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dover 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 Dover, Delaware
CES employment for Dover peaked in October 2016 at 70,800. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,145 for Dover in April 2016. 1,139 jobs have been lost in Dover since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History