Department of Numbers

Casper, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 36,300 jobs in Casper, Wyoming in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 37,468 employed persons for the month. Casper lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 83 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Casper job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 36,300 -200 -3,400
CPS 37,468 -83 -261

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 7,700 jobs have been lost in Casper according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Casper has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,991 for Casper in December 2014. 4,523 jobs have been lost in Casper since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 35,196, Casper has added 2,272 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Casper, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 36,300 -200 37,468 -83
January 2021 36,500 -400 37,551 1,051
December 2020 36,900 100 36,500 18
November 2020 36,800 300 36,482 82
October 2020 36,500 0 36,400 948
September 2020 36,500 200 35,452 -489
August 2020 36,300 400 35,941 -40
July 2020 35,900 500 35,981 -72
June 2020 35,400 0 36,053 857
May 2020 35,400 0 35,196 -29
April 2020 35,400 -3,900 35,225 -2,418
March 2020 39,300 -400 37,643 -86