Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,517,300 jobs in Colorado in July 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,690,693 employed persons for the month. Colorado lost 2,200 jobs in July 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,910 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Colorado job growth compared to other states.
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Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Colorado 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 in Colorado
CES employment peaked in June 2015 for Colorado at 2,519,500. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Colorado according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Colorado reached a maximum of 2,714,793 in March 2015. 24,100 jobs have been lost in Colorado since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History