Department of Numbers

Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 46,900 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,570 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne added 200 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,900 +200 +500
CPS 45,570 +170 -378

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 46,100 in January 2018, Cheyenne has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,385 for Cheyenne in December 2016. 1,815 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 44,773, Cheyenne has added 797 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 46,900 200 45,570 170
November 2018 46,700 0 45,400 274
October 2018 46,700 -200 45,126 353
September 2018 46,900 100 44,773 -221
August 2018 46,800 100 44,994 89
July 2018 46,700 200 44,905 -197
June 2018 46,500 200 45,102 -455
May 2018 46,300 -300 45,557 -435
April 2018 46,600 200 45,992 -90
March 2018 46,400 100 46,082 123
February 2018 46,300 200 45,959 211
January 2018 46,100 -300 45,748 -200