Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 86,900 jobs in Bend, Oregon in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 93,365 employed persons for the month. Bend added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 710 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,900 +400 +2,700
CPS 93,365 +710 +1,205

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Bend, Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bend 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 Bend, Oregon

CES employment for Bend in February 2019 is at a new high of 86,900.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Bend is at a new high of 93,365.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 86,900 400 93,365 710
January 2019 86,500 300 92,655 34
December 2018 86,200 800 92,621 306
November 2018 85,400 0 92,315 59
October 2018 85,400 900 92,256 266
September 2018 84,500 100 91,990 492
August 2018 84,400 100 91,498 -245
July 2018 84,300 -100 91,743 269
June 2018 84,400 100 91,474 114
May 2018 84,300 200 91,360 -25
April 2018 84,100 100 91,385 -808
March 2018 84,000 -200 92,193 33