Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 83,300 jobs in Bend, Oregon in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,205 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 600 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 988 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 83,300 -600 +2,300
CPS 91,205 -988 +2,093

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 2018 at 83,900. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 92,193 for Bend in March 2018. 988 jobs have been lost in Bend since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 83,300 -600 91,205 -988
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
October 2017 81,900 -100 90,586 214
September 2017 82,000 400 90,372 325
August 2017 81,600 100 90,047 369
July 2017 81,500 100 89,678 251
June 2017 81,400 300 89,427 158
May 2017 81,100 100 89,269 157