Department of Numbers

Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 124,500 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,720 employed persons for the month. Appleton added 100 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 100 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 124,500 +100 +400
CPS 126,720 +100 +1,380

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

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Appleton 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 Appleton, Wisconsin

CES employment for Appleton peaked in March 2016 at 124,900. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Appleton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 123,800 in July 2016, Appleton has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,014 for Appleton in August 2016. 294 jobs have been lost in Appleton since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 126,620, Appleton has added 100 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 124,500 100 126,720 100
October 2016 124,400 300 126,620 -291
September 2016 124,100 -200 126,911 -103
August 2016 124,300 500 127,014 793
July 2016 123,800 -400 126,221 173
June 2016 124,200 0 126,048 -80
May 2016 124,200 100 126,128 -10
April 2016 124,100 -800 126,138 -840
March 2016 124,900 400 126,978 206
February 2016 124,500 900 126,772 737
January 2016 123,600 -1,100 126,035 136
December 2015 124,700 600 125,899 559