Bismarck, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 73,200 jobs in Bismarck, North Dakota in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,368 employed persons for the month. Bismarck added 100 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 234 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bismarck 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.
Bismarck, North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bismarck 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 Bismarck, North Dakota
CES employment for Bismarck peaked in November 2015 at 75,200. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Bismarck according to the employer survey. From a trough of 72,000 in April 2018, Bismarck has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,113 for Bismarck in January 2017. 1,745 jobs have been lost in Bismarck since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 65,436, Bismarck has added 932 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bismarck, North Dakota Employment History