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Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 36,200 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 35,984 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 0 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 69 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 36,200 0 -3,600
CPS 35,984 -69 -2,039

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 7,800 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Casper has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,991 for Casper in December 2014. 6,007 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 35,196, Casper has added 788 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 36,200 0 35,984 -69
June 2020 36,200 600 36,053 857
May 2020 35,600 200 35,196 -29
April 2020 35,400 -3,300 35,225 -2,418
March 2020 38,700 -100 37,643 -86
February 2020 38,800 -200 37,729 -13
January 2020 39,000 -200 37,742 182
December 2019 39,200 -100 37,560 -131
November 2019 39,300 100 37,691 -125
October 2019 39,200 -400 37,816 -110
September 2019 39,600 -200 37,926 -74
August 2019 39,800 0 38,000 -23