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Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 45,400 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,650 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,400 -400 -2,000
CPS 46,650 -51 -92

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 2019 at 47,800. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,500 in April 2020, Cheyenne has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,209 for Cheyenne in January 2017. 559 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 45,273, Cheyenne has added 1,377 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 45,400 -400 46,650 -51
October 2020 45,800 0 46,701 1,190
September 2020 45,800 0 45,511 -504
August 2020 45,800 100 46,015 509
July 2020 45,700 0 45,506 -1,118
June 2020 45,700 600 46,624 754
May 2020 45,100 600 45,870 597
April 2020 44,500 -3,000 45,273 -1,819
March 2020 47,500 100 47,092 110
February 2020 47,400 0 46,982 121
January 2020 47,400 0 46,861 135
December 2019 47,400 0 46,726 -16