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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 62,100 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,694 employed persons for the month. Pueblo lost 300 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 378 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,100 -300 +300
CPS 71,694 +378 +2,336

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

Pueblo, Colorado Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Pueblo 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 Pueblo, Colorado

CES employment for Pueblo peaked in April 2017 at 62,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Pueblo is at a new high of 71,694.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 62,100 -300 71,694 378
June 2017 62,400 100 71,316 211
May 2017 62,300 -400 71,105 -149
April 2017 62,700 200 71,254 260
March 2017 62,500 0 70,994 462
February 2017 62,500 0 70,532 264
January 2017 62,500 600 70,268 108
December 2016 61,900 100 70,160 174
November 2016 61,800 100 69,986 172
October 2016 61,700 -300 69,814 139
September 2016 62,000 -200 69,675 156
August 2016 62,200 400 69,519 161