Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 66,900 jobs in Dover, Delaware in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,547 employed persons for the month. Dover lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 41 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dover job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in September 2019 at 71,100. Since then 4,200 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,500 in April 2020, Dover has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,927 for Dover in August 2020. 4,380 jobs have been lost in Dover since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 73,506, Dover has added 41 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History