Grand Junction, Colorado Job Growth
There were 61,700 jobs in Grand Junction, Colorado in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,954 employed persons for the month. Grand Junction lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 234 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Grand Junction 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.
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction, Colorado
CES employment for Grand Junction peaked in August 2008 at 66,800. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,300 in January 2010, Grand Junction has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,663 for Grand Junction in November 2008. 10,709 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction since then according to the household survey. From a December 2010 low of 67,119, Grand Junction has added 1,835 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment History