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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 62,100 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,109 employed persons for the month. Pueblo lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 32 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,100 -300 +300
CPS 72,109 +32 +2,123

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. From a trough of 62,100 in July 2017, Pueblo has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,117 for Pueblo in September 2017. 8 jobs have been lost in Pueblo since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 72,077, Pueblo has added 32 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 62,100 -300 72,109 32
October 2017 62,400 100 72,077 -40
September 2017 62,300 100 72,117 131
August 2017 62,200 100 71,986 304
July 2017 62,100 -300 71,682 366
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