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Dover, Delaware Job Growth

There were 70,700 jobs in Dover, Delaware in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,476 employed persons for the month. Dover added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 64 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dover job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 70,700 +100 +1,100
CPS 76,476 +64 +1,338

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 October 2019 is at a new high of 70,700.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Dover is at a new high of 76,476.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Dover, Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 70,700 100 76,476 64
September 2019 70,600 100 76,412 -38
August 2019 70,500 300 76,450 66
July 2019 70,200 -100 76,384 155
June 2019 70,300 600 76,229 179
May 2019 69,700 -200 76,050 195
April 2019 69,900 100 75,855 193
March 2019 69,800 -300 75,662 153
February 2019 70,100 0 75,509 239
January 2019 70,100 500 75,270 131
December 2018 69,600 -200 75,139 -1
November 2018 69,800 200 75,140 2