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Wichita Falls, Texas Job Growth

There were 57,400 jobs in Wichita Falls, Texas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,081 employed persons for the month. Wichita Falls added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 762 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,400 +200 -2,500
CPS 60,081 -762 -3,621

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 5,700 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,600 in April 2020, Wichita Falls has gained 4,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,693 for Wichita Falls in June 2006. 11,612 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,078, Wichita Falls has added 9,003 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Wichita Falls, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 57,400 200 60,081 -762
October 2020 57,200 -100 60,843 -1
September 2020 57,300 300 60,844 -1,649
August 2020 57,000 1,300 62,493 4,023
July 2020 55,700 600 58,470 945
June 2020 55,100 1,100 57,525 3,948
May 2020 54,000 1,400 53,577 2,499
April 2020 52,600 -6,700 51,078 -10,081
March 2020 59,300 -800 61,159 -2,466
February 2020 60,100 300 63,625 17
January 2020 59,800 -200 63,608 -105
December 2019 60,000 100 63,713 11