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Sherman-Denison, Texas Job Growth

There were 48,300 jobs in Sherman, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,740 employed persons for the month. Sherman lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 120 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sherman job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,300 -200 -1,000
CPS 61,740 -120 -610

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

Sherman, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sherman 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 Sherman, Texas

CES employment for Sherman peaked in January 2020 at 49,500. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Sherman according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,400 in April 2020, Sherman has gained 3,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,756 for Sherman in August 2020. 1,016 jobs have been lost in Sherman since then according to the household survey. From a September 2020 low of 61,078, Sherman has added 662 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Sherman, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 48,300 -200 61,740 -120
January 2021 48,500 0 61,860 -24
December 2020 48,500 400 61,884 765
November 2020 48,100 300 61,119 -16
October 2020 47,800 -300 61,135 57
September 2020 48,100 300 61,078 -1,678
August 2020 47,800 500 62,756 2,935
July 2020 47,300 800 59,821 1,041
June 2020 46,500 700 58,780 3,891
May 2020 45,800 1,400 54,889 1,650
April 2020 44,400 -4,800 53,239 -7,656
March 2020 49,200 -100 60,895 -1,455