Department of Numbers

Colorado Job Growth

There were 2,461,700 jobs in Colorado in October 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,684,090 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 300 jobs in October 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,002 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Colorado job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey October 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,461,700 +300 +60,800
CPS 2,684,090 +13,002 +111,984

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 in October 2014 for Colorado is at a new high of 2,461,700.

CPS employment in Colorado for October 2014 is at a new high of 2,684,090.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2014

Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2014 2,461,700 300 2,684,090 13,002
September 2014 2,461,400 11,500 2,671,088 11,216
August 2014 2,449,900 1,800 2,659,872 2,285
July 2014 2,448,100 1,400 2,657,587 7,682
June 2014 2,446,700 2,900 2,649,905 7,673
May 2014 2,443,800 9,100 2,642,232 7,516
April 2014 2,434,700 10,500 2,634,716 14,358
March 2014 2,424,200 4,200 2,620,358 17,309
February 2014 2,420,000 3,900 2,603,049 16,849
January 2014 2,416,100 11,200 2,586,200 8,078
December 2013 2,404,900 2,000 2,578,122 3,167
November 2013 2,402,900 2,000 2,574,955 2,849
October 2013 2,400,900 3,800 2,572,106 2,675