Department of Numbers

Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 46,900 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,361 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 300 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 67 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,900 -300 0
CPS 46,361 +67 +635

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

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Cheyenne peaked in January 2015 at 47,400. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,400 in April 2017, Cheyenne has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,262 for Cheyenne in January 2017. 901 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 45,704, Cheyenne has added 657 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 46,900 -300 46,361 67
November 2019 47,200 -200 46,294 127
October 2019 47,400 100 46,167 157
September 2019 47,300 100 46,010 62
August 2019 47,200 0 45,948 1
July 2019 47,200 400 45,947 -95
June 2019 46,800 -200 46,042 -91
May 2019 47,000 100 46,133 -21
April 2019 46,900 -200 46,154 7
March 2019 47,100 100 46,147 123
February 2019 47,000 -200 46,024 136
January 2019 47,200 300 45,888 162