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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 51,400 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,804 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 31 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,400 +300 +700
CPS 51,804 +31 +1,097

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

Farmington, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Farmington 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 Farmington, New Mexico

CES employment for Farmington peaked in September 2008 at 53,600. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,200 in October 2009, Farmington has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 3,375 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a October 2010 low of 49,609, Farmington has added 2,195 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 51,400 300 51,804 31
November 2016 51,100 -100 51,773 400
October 2016 51,200 300 51,373 295
September 2016 50,900 200 51,078 127
August 2016 50,700 -100 50,951 -96
July 2016 50,800 -200 51,047 -323
June 2016 51,000 -200 51,370 26
May 2016 51,200 -200 51,344 -251
April 2016 51,400 200 51,595 38
March 2016 51,200 0 51,557 121
February 2016 51,200 200 51,436 417
January 2016 51,000 300 51,019 312