Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 111,100 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,793 employed persons for the month. St Cloud added 900 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 145 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 111,100 +900 +2,700
CPS 106,793 +145 -875

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

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Cloud 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 St Cloud, Minnesota

CES employment for St Cloud peaked in June 2016 at 111,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,900 in October 2016, St Cloud has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 108,736 for St Cloud in March 2016. 1,943 jobs have been lost in St Cloud since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 106,648, St Cloud has added 145 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 111,100 900 106,793 145
November 2016 110,200 300 106,648 -7
October 2016 109,900 -500 106,655 -409
September 2016 110,400 -100 107,064 -625
August 2016 110,500 -400 107,689 -319
July 2016 110,900 -400 108,008 -255
June 2016 111,300 2,800 108,263 31
May 2016 108,500 -500 108,232 -217
April 2016 109,000 400 108,449 -287
March 2016 108,600 -500 108,736 68
February 2016 109,100 300 108,668 408
January 2016 108,800 400 108,260 592