Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 108,400 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 105,546 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,400 -400 +600
CPS 105,546 +1 +294

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 December 2016 at 108,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for St Cloud is at a new high of 105,546.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 108,400 -400 105,546 1
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
August 2016 108,500 0 105,257 -24
July 2016 108,500 600 105,281 -10
June 2016 107,900 0 105,291 -7
May 2016 107,900 -200 105,298 6
April 2016 108,100 300 105,292 40