Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 86,600 jobs in Bend, Oregon in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,716 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 16 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,600 -200 +2,500
CPS 92,716 +16 +1,698

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 peaked in March 2019 at 86,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Bend is at a new high of 92,716.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 86,600 -200 92,716 16
March 2019 86,800 200 92,700 176
February 2019 86,600 100 92,524 349
January 2019 86,500 300 92,175 271
December 2018 86,200 800 91,904 -7
November 2018 85,400 0 91,911 75
October 2018 85,400 900 91,836 241
September 2018 84,500 100 91,595 259
August 2018 84,400 100 91,336 188
July 2018 84,300 -100 91,148 95
June 2018 84,400 100 91,053 16
May 2018 84,300 200 91,037 19