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Sherman-Denison, Texas Job Growth

There were 46,300 jobs in Sherman, Texas in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,851 employed persons for the month. Sherman lost 0 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,612 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sherman job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,300 0 -2,600
CPS 54,851 +1,612 -7,205

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 March 2020 at 49,000. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Sherman according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,300 in April 2020, Sherman has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,371 for Sherman in December 2019. 7,520 jobs have been lost in Sherman since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,239, Sherman has added 1,612 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Sherman, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 46,300 0 54,851 1,612
April 2020 46,300 -2,700 53,239 -7,656
March 2020 49,000 500 60,895 -1,455
February 2020 48,500 -100 62,350 40
January 2020 48,600 -100 62,310 -61
December 2019 48,700 300 62,371 34
November 2019 48,400 0 62,337 53
October 2019 48,400 -300 62,284 65
September 2019 48,700 200 62,219 76
August 2019 48,500 -200 62,143 67
July 2019 48,700 0 62,076 25
June 2019 48,700 -200 62,051 -5