Department of Numbers

Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 45,500 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 47,030 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 197 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,500 -200 -1,600
CPS 47,030 +197 -112

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 1,900 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,280 for Cheyenne in March 2015. 250 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 45,088, Cheyenne has added 1,942 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 45,500 -200 47,030 197
November 2016 45,700 -100 46,833 707
October 2016 45,800 100 46,126 580
September 2016 45,700 -200 45,546 458
August 2016 45,900 -200 45,088 -49
July 2016 46,100 -100 45,137 -280
June 2016 46,200 -800 45,417 -433
May 2016 47,000 -400 45,850 -361
April 2016 47,400 200 46,211 -175
March 2016 47,200 200 46,386 55
February 2016 47,000 -200 46,331 -177
January 2016 47,200 100 46,508 -634