Bellingham, Washington Job Growth
There were 89,700 jobs in Bellingham, Washington in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,989 employed persons for the month. Bellingham lost 200 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 405 (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 September 2016 at 90,500. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Bellingham according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,748 for Bellingham in August 2008. 3,759 jobs have been lost in Bellingham since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 93,156, Bellingham has added 6,833 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bellingham, Washington Employment History