Department of Numbers

Sherman-Denison, Texas Job Growth

There were 47,000 jobs in Sherman, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,487 employed persons for the month. Sherman lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sherman job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,000 -100 +700
CPS 59,487 -39 +934

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

Sherman, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sherman 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 Sherman, Texas

CES employment for Sherman peaked in November 2016 at 47,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Sherman according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,526 for Sherman in November 2016. 39 jobs have been lost in Sherman since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Sherman, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 47,000 -100 59,487 -39
November 2016 47,100 300 59,526 427
October 2016 46,800 -100 59,099 -145
September 2016 46,900 -100 59,244 -248
August 2016 47,000 0 59,492 246
July 2016 47,000 0 59,246 10
June 2016 47,000 200 59,236 40
May 2016 46,800 -100 59,196 171
April 2016 46,900 100 59,025 -207
March 2016 46,800 0 59,232 57
February 2016 46,800 100 59,175 408
January 2016 46,700 400 58,767 214