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Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 126,600 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,893 employed persons for the month. Appleton lost 100 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 882 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 126,600 -100 +1,700
CPS 128,893 +882 +2,121

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 January 2017 at 126,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Appleton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2017 for Appleton is at a new high of 128,893.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 126,600 -100 128,893 882
January 2017 126,700 800 128,011 1,716
December 2016 125,900 100 126,295 -486
November 2016 125,800 100 126,781 161
October 2016 125,700 400 126,620 -291
September 2016 125,300 -600 126,911 -103
August 2016 125,900 700 127,014 793
July 2016 125,200 900 126,221 173
June 2016 124,300 -500 126,048 -80
May 2016 124,800 -300 126,128 -10
April 2016 125,100 300 126,138 -840
March 2016 124,800 -100 126,978 206