Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 123,100 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,558 employed persons for the month. Appleton added 500 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 335 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton 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.
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 peaked in January 2020 at 129,199. Since then 6,099 jobs have been lost in Appleton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 110,600 in April 2020, Appleton has gained 12,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,819 for Appleton in June 2017. 261 jobs have been lost in Appleton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 110,132, Appleton has added 17,426 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History