Department of Numbers

Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 127,300 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,937 employed persons for the month. Appleton added 200 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 277 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,300 +200 +2,100
CPS 129,937 -277 +991

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 August 2018 is at a new high of 127,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,479 for Appleton in March 2018. 1,542 jobs have been lost in Appleton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2018

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2018 127,300 200 129,937 -277
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
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