Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 85,200 jobs in Bend, Oregon in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,133 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,200 -200 +3,300
CPS 92,133 +143 +1,547

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 September 2018 at 85,400. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 92,193 for Bend in March 2018. 60 jobs have been lost in Bend since then according to the household survey. From a May 2018 low of 91,360, Bend has added 773 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 85,200 -200 92,133 143
September 2018 85,400 500 91,990 492
August 2018 84,900 400 91,498 -245
July 2018 84,500 -100 91,743 269
June 2018 84,600 600 91,474 114
May 2018 84,000 200 91,360 -25
April 2018 83,800 -100 91,385 -808
March 2018 83,900 300 92,193 33
February 2018 83,600 600 92,160 611
January 2018 83,000 200 91,549 727
December 2017 82,800 400 90,822 75
November 2017 82,400 500 90,747 161