Department of Numbers

Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth

There were 164,800 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 188,575 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,844 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 164,800 +400 +5,200
CPS 188,575 +1,844 +8,413

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins, Colorado

CES employment for Fort Collins in March 2017 is at a new high of 164,800.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Fort Collins is at a new high of 188,575.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 164,800 400 188,575 1,844
February 2017 164,400 900 186,731 928
January 2017 163,500 -900 185,803 482
December 2016 164,400 200 185,321 500
November 2016 164,200 500 184,821 545
October 2016 163,700 900 184,276 595
September 2016 162,800 600 183,681 673
August 2016 162,200 900 183,008 678
July 2016 161,300 2,900 182,330 568
June 2016 158,400 -2,000 181,762 539
May 2016 160,400 300 181,223 558
April 2016 160,100 500 180,665 503