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Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 46,500 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,588 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 0 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 77 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,500 0 +1,800
CPS 48,588 +77 +1,063

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 2020 at 48,200. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,800 in April 2020, Cheyenne has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 48,705 for Cheyenne in December 2020. 117 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey. From a March 2021 low of 48,421, Cheyenne has added 167 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 46,500 0 48,588 77
April 2021 46,500 200 48,511 90
March 2021 46,300 100 48,421 -68
February 2021 46,200 -100 48,489 -132
January 2021 46,300 200 48,621 -84
December 2020 46,100 100 48,705 37
November 2020 46,000 -300 48,668 27
October 2020 46,300 -300 48,641 35
September 2020 46,600 200 48,606 95
August 2020 46,400 500 48,511 820
July 2020 45,900 400 47,691 -280
June 2020 45,500 800 47,971 446