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Wichita Falls, Texas Job Growth

There were 57,800 jobs in Wichita Falls, Texas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,555 employed persons for the month. Wichita Falls lost 300 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 279 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 57,800 -300 +1,700
CPS 60,555 +279 +1,174

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 5,300 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,100 in April 2020, Wichita Falls has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,665 for Wichita Falls in July 2006. 11,110 jobs have been lost in Wichita Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 54,291, Wichita Falls has added 6,264 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Wichita Falls, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 57,800 -300 60,555 279
June 2021 58,100 1,000 60,276 220
May 2021 57,100 400 60,056 104
April 2021 56,700 100 59,952 -14
March 2021 56,600 100 59,966 -60
February 2021 56,500 200 60,026 -83
January 2021 56,300 -200 60,109 -1
December 2020 56,500 400 60,110 79
November 2020 56,100 0 60,031 -844
October 2020 56,100 -300 60,875 1,137
September 2020 56,400 0 59,738 -1,717
August 2020 56,400 300 61,455 2,074