Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 110,200 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,803 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 0 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 89 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,200 0 +1,700
CPS 106,803 +89 +1,546

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 2017 at 110,400. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey. From a trough of 110,200 in July 2017, St Cloud has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in August 2017 for St Cloud is at a new high of 106,803.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 110,200 0 106,803 89
July 2017 110,200 -200 106,714 42
June 2017 110,400 600 106,672 279
May 2017 109,800 0 106,393 281
April 2017 109,800 900 106,112 437
March 2017 108,900 100 105,675 130
February 2017 108,800 200 105,545 37
January 2017 108,600 -300 105,508 58
December 2016 108,900 400 105,450 88
November 2016 108,500 0 105,362 92
October 2016 108,500 700 105,270 35
September 2016 107,800 -700 105,235 -22