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Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 126,600 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,121 employed persons for the month. Appleton lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 126,600 0 +500
CPS 127,121 -53 -688

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Appleton 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 Appleton, Wisconsin

CES employment for Appleton in June 2019 is at a new high of 126,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 128,589 for Appleton in March 2018. 1,468 jobs have been lost in Appleton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 126,600 0 127,121 -53
June 2019 126,600 300 127,174 -153
May 2019 126,300 200 127,327 -235
April 2019 126,100 200 127,562 -22
March 2019 125,900 400 127,584 113
February 2019 125,500 -800 127,471 64
January 2019 126,300 1,000 127,407 36
December 2018 125,300 0 127,371 30
November 2018 125,300 300 127,341 5
October 2018 125,000 -700 127,336 -95
September 2018 125,700 -400 127,431 -154
August 2018 126,100 0 127,585 -224