Bellingham, Washington Job Growth
There were 97,100 jobs in Bellingham, Washington in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 110,796 employed persons for the month. Bellingham lost 600 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 306 (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 August 2019 at 97,800. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Bellingham according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Bellingham is at a new high of 110,796.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bellingham, Washington Employment History