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Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth

There were 278,500 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in October 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 312,249 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs lost 0 jobs in October 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 817 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 278,500 0 +3,500
CPS 312,249 +817 +5,527

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 in September 2016 is at a new high of 278,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 312,783 for Colorado Springs in March 2016. 534 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 309,356, Colorado Springs has added 2,893 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2016

Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2016 278,500 0 312,249 817
September 2016 278,500 1,000 311,432 2,076
August 2016 277,500 -700 309,356 -701
July 2016 278,200 700 310,057 -722
June 2016 277,500 900 310,779 -936
May 2016 276,600 300 311,715 -328
April 2016 276,300 -100 312,043 -740
March 2016 276,400 900 312,783 1,740
February 2016 275,500 400 311,043 2,521
January 2016 275,100 -1,500 308,522 1,226
December 2015 276,600 3,100 307,296 545
November 2015 273,500 -1,500 306,751 29