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Cheyenne, Wyoming Job Growth

There were 46,200 jobs in Cheyenne, Wyoming in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,373 employed persons for the month. Cheyenne lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 58 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cheyenne job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,200 -100 -1,800
CPS 48,373 -58 +1,391

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,800 in April 2020, Cheyenne has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 48,431 for Cheyenne in January 2021. 58 jobs have been lost in Cheyenne since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Cheyenne, Wyoming Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 46,200 -100 48,373 -58
January 2021 46,300 200 48,431 1,771
December 2020 46,100 100 46,660 -20
November 2020 46,000 -300 46,680 -21
October 2020 46,300 -300 46,701 1,190
September 2020 46,600 200 45,511 -504
August 2020 46,400 500 46,015 509
July 2020 45,900 400 45,506 -1,118
June 2020 45,500 800 46,624 754
May 2020 44,700 900 45,870 597
April 2020 43,800 -4,000 45,273 -1,819
March 2020 47,800 -200 47,092 110