Department of Numbers

Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 129,100 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,581 employed persons for the month. Appleton added 1,100 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 275 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 129,100 +1,100 +3,600
CPS 129,581 +275 +396

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 December 2018 is at a new high of 129,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,479 for Appleton in March 2018. 1,898 jobs have been lost in Appleton since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 129,306, Appleton has added 275 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 129,100 1,100 129,581 275
November 2018 128,000 700 129,306 -347
October 2018 127,300 -500 129,653 -458
September 2018 127,800 300 130,111 201
August 2018 127,500 400 129,910 -304
July 2018 127,100 -100 130,214 -141
June 2018 127,200 100 130,355 -425
May 2018 127,100 400 130,780 -45
April 2018 126,700 300 130,825 -654
March 2018 126,400 300 131,479 445
February 2018 126,100 500 131,034 1,460
January 2018 125,600 100 129,574 389