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Wichita Falls, Texas Job Growth

There were 59,100 jobs in Wichita Falls, Texas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,762 employed persons for the month. Wichita Falls added 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 12 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,100 +200 +1,200
CPS 61,762 -12 +825

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 4,000 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,400 in April 2020, Wichita Falls has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,665 for Wichita Falls in July 2006. 9,903 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,511, Wichita Falls has added 7,251 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Wichita Falls, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 59,100 200 61,762 -12
August 2022 58,900 -300 61,774 11
July 2022 59,200 400 61,763 59
June 2022 58,800 100 61,704 84
May 2022 58,700 200 61,620 95
April 2022 58,500 100 61,525 100
March 2022 58,400 200 61,425 240
February 2022 58,200 100 61,185 153
January 2022 58,100 300 61,032 78
December 2021 57,800 300 60,954 -7
November 2021 57,500 200 60,961 -6
October 2021 57,300 -600 60,967 30