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Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 37,100 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,046 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 0 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 19 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,100 0 +1,200
CPS 38,046 -19 +953

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

Casper, Wyoming Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Casper 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 Casper, Wyoming

CES employment for Casper peaked in February 2015 at 44,000. Since then 6,900 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Casper has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,541 for Casper in January 2015. 3,495 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 36,365, Casper has added 1,681 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 37,100 0 38,046 -19
June 2021 37,100 200 38,065 -45
May 2021 36,900 -600 38,110 -111
April 2021 37,500 600 38,221 855
March 2021 36,900 300 37,366 -53
February 2021 36,600 100 37,419 -84
January 2021 36,500 -400 37,503 -1
December 2020 36,900 100 37,504 -476
November 2020 36,800 300 37,980 594
October 2020 36,500 0 37,386 70
September 2020 36,500 200 37,316 99
August 2020 36,300 400 37,217 124