Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 69,200 jobs in Dover, Delaware in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,149 employed persons for the month. Dover added 1,100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 251 (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 1,900 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,500 in April 2020, Dover has gained 7,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,885 for Dover in February 2020. 2,736 jobs have been lost in Dover since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 67,643, Dover has added 6,506 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History