Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 38,100 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,353 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 225 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,100 -400 -2,700
CPS 38,353 -225 -1,337

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

Casper, Wyoming Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Casper 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 Casper, Wyoming

CES employment for Casper peaked in February 2015 at 43,800. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,247 for Casper in January 2015. 3,894 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 37,775, Casper has added 578 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 38,100 -400 38,353 -225
November 2016 38,500 -500 38,578 -60
October 2016 39,000 -200 38,638 248
September 2016 39,200 -700 38,390 440
August 2016 39,900 500 37,950 160
July 2016 39,400 -300 37,790 15
June 2016 39,700 0 37,775 -9
May 2016 39,700 -300 37,784 -409
April 2016 40,000 -100 38,193 -295
March 2016 40,100 -600 38,488 -416
February 2016 40,700 -100 38,904 -186
January 2016 40,800 0 39,090 -600