Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth
There were 266,600 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in December 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 299,446 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs added 1,900 jobs in December 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 717 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado
CES employment for Colorado Springs peaked in July 2015 at 267,000. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs according to the employer survey. From a trough of 264,700 in November 2015, Colorado Springs has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 302,392 for Colorado Springs in March 2015. 2,946 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs since then according to the household survey. From a November 2015 low of 298,729, Colorado Springs has added 717 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History