Bellingham, Washington Job Growth
There were 92,100 jobs in Bellingham, Washington in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 102,074 employed persons for the month. Bellingham added 100 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 900 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bellingham 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.
Bellingham, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bellingham 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 Bellingham, Washington
CES employment for Bellingham peaked in December 2016 at 92,600. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Bellingham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 92,000 in January 2017, Bellingham has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,748 for Bellingham in August 2008. 1,674 jobs have been lost in Bellingham since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 93,156, Bellingham has added 8,918 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bellingham, Washington Employment History