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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 47,900 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,908 employed persons for the month. Farmington lost 600 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 127 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,900 -600 -1,700
CPS 48,908 -127 -971

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 5,700 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 6,271 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 48,302, Farmington has added 606 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 47,900 -600 48,908 -127
February 2017 48,500 0 49,035 308
January 2017 48,500 100 48,727 321
December 2016 48,400 200 48,406 -32
November 2016 48,200 -100 48,438 26
October 2016 48,300 -100 48,412 55
September 2016 48,400 -100 48,357 55
August 2016 48,500 200 48,302 -21
July 2016 48,300 -400 48,323 -184
June 2016 48,700 -100 48,507 -341
May 2016 48,800 -500 48,848 -489
April 2016 49,300 -300 49,337 -542