Wichita Falls, Texas Job Growth
There were 58,000 jobs in Wichita Falls, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,626 employed persons for the month. Wichita Falls lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 88 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita Falls 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.
Wichita Falls, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls, Texas
CES employment for Wichita Falls peaked in September 2006 at 63,300. Since then 5,300 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,900 in January 2010, Wichita Falls has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,715 for Wichita Falls in July 2006. 10,089 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wichita Falls, Texas Employment History