Department of Numbers

Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 46,600 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,039 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 227 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,600 -500 +300
CPS 46,039 -227 -1,330

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

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Cheyenne peaked in January 2015 at 47,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,000 in December 2016, Cheyenne has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 48,612 for Cheyenne in February 2017. 2,573 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 46,600 -500 46,039 -227
October 2017 47,100 -100 46,266 -284
September 2017 47,200 300 46,550 -98
August 2017 46,900 100 46,648 22
July 2017 46,800 200 46,626 -550
June 2017 46,600 -100 47,176 -720
May 2017 46,700 -100 47,896 -251
April 2017 46,800 600 48,147 -443
March 2017 46,200 -500 48,590 -22
February 2017 46,700 100 48,612 584
January 2017 46,600 600 48,028 484
December 2016 46,000 -300 47,544 175