Bellingham, Washington Job Growth
There were 93,900 jobs in Bellingham, Washington in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,805 employed persons for the month. Bellingham lost 1,400 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 307 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bellingham 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.
Bellingham, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bellingham 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 Bellingham, Washington
CES employment for Bellingham peaked in February 2020 at 97,000. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Bellingham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 81,400 in April 2020, Bellingham has gained 12,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 112,195 for Bellingham in June 2022. 390 jobs have been lost in Bellingham since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bellingham, Washington Employment History