Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 69,500 jobs in Dover, Delaware in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,763 employed persons for the month. Dover added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 20 (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 70,100. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,100 in October 2017, Dover has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,431 for Dover in June 2017. 668 jobs have been lost in Dover since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 73,743, Dover has added 20 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History