Department of Numbers

Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 126,400 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 131,422 employed persons for the month. Appleton added 300 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 388 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 126,400 +300 +1,100
CPS 131,422 +388 +2,563

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 March 2018 is at a new high of 126,400.

CPS employment in March 2018 for Appleton is at a new high of 131,422.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 126,400 300 131,422 388
February 2018 126,100 500 131,034 1,460
January 2018 125,600 100 129,574 389
December 2017 125,500 200 129,185 210
November 2017 125,300 200 128,975 -56
October 2017 125,100 -100 129,031 -78
September 2017 125,200 0 129,109 163
August 2017 125,200 400 128,946 110
July 2017 124,800 -200 128,836 81
June 2017 125,000 -300 128,755 -87
May 2017 125,300 -100 128,842 -188
April 2017 125,400 100 129,030 171