Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 78,700 jobs in Bend, Oregon in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 86,575 employed persons for the month. Bend added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 227 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,700 +300 +3,500
CPS 86,575 -227 +5,729

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Bend, Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bend 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 Bend, Oregon

CES employment for Bend in November 2016 is at a new high of 78,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 86,802 for Bend in October 2016. 227 jobs have been lost in Bend since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 78,700 300 86,575 -227
October 2016 78,400 300 86,802 665
September 2016 78,100 300 86,137 1,105
August 2016 77,800 -300 85,032 511
July 2016 78,100 500 84,521 110
June 2016 77,600 -400 84,411 -240
May 2016 78,000 100 84,651 -206
April 2016 77,900 1,200 84,857 180
March 2016 76,700 200 84,677 629
February 2016 76,500 700 84,048 1,329
January 2016 75,800 700 82,719 1,740
December 2015 75,100 -100 80,979 133