Bismarck, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 73,000 jobs in Bismarck, North Dakota in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,190 employed persons for the month. Bismarck lost 200 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 236 (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 74,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Bismarck according to the employer survey. From a trough of 72,300 in January 2018, Bismarck has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,476 for Bismarck in March 2017. 2,286 jobs have been lost in Bismarck since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bismarck, North Dakota Employment History