Wichita Falls, Texas Job Growth
There were 59,900 jobs in Wichita Falls, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,085 employed persons for the month. Wichita Falls added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 295 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Wichita Falls, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls, Texas
CES employment for Wichita Falls peaked in September 2006 at 63,100. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,600 in January 2010, Wichita Falls has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,715 for Wichita Falls in July 2006. 7,630 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 61,265, Wichita Falls has added 2,820 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wichita Falls, Texas Employment History