Dover, Delaware Job Growth
There were 70,600 jobs in Dover, Delaware in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,499 employed persons for the month. Dover added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 299 (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 July 2018 at 70,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Dover according to the employer survey. From a trough of 70,500 in September 2018, Dover has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,007 for Dover in July 2018. 508 jobs have been lost in Dover since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 76,200, Dover has added 299 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dover, Delaware Employment History