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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 48,100 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,821 employed persons for the month. Farmington lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 354 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,100 -200 -100
CPS 48,821 +354 +383

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 5,500 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,800 in August 2017, Farmington has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 6,358 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 48,104, Farmington has added 717 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 48,100 -200 48,821 354
October 2017 48,300 200 48,467 -54
September 2017 48,100 300 48,521 417
August 2017 47,800 -300 48,104 -104
July 2017 48,100 0 48,208 -715
June 2017 48,100 100 48,923 -125
May 2017 48,000 -500 49,048 -133
April 2017 48,500 400 49,181 122
March 2017 48,100 -400 49,059 24
February 2017 48,500 0 49,035 308
January 2017 48,500 100 48,727 321
December 2016 48,400 200 48,406 -32