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Dover, Delaware Job Growth

There were 69,800 jobs in Dover, Delaware in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,554 employed persons for the month. Dover added 300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 231 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dover job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,800 +300 +400
CPS 75,554 +231 +1,296

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

Dover, Delaware Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dover 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 Dover, Delaware

CES employment for Dover in April 2018 is at a new high of 69,800.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Dover is at a new high of 75,554.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Dover, Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 69,800 300 75,554 231
March 2018 69,500 300 75,323 399
February 2018 69,200 -400 74,924 -135
January 2018 69,600 500 75,059 633
December 2017 69,100 -300 74,426 58
November 2017 69,400 200 74,368 30
October 2017 69,200 0 74,338 113
September 2017 69,200 400 74,225 245
August 2017 68,800 -100 73,980 -81
July 2017 68,900 -600 74,061 -277
June 2017 69,500 500 74,338 14
May 2017 69,000 -400 74,324 66