Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 69,400 jobs in Dover, Delaware in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,674 employed persons for the month. Dover added 300 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 871 (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 January 2017 at 69,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey. From a trough of 68,800 in August 2017, Dover has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in January 2018 for Dover is at a new high of 74,674.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History