Department of Numbers

Santa Fe, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 63,000 jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,022 employed persons for the month. Santa Fe added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Fe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,000 +100 +200
CPS 69,022 -53 +1,634

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

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Santa Fe peaked in September 2007 at 67,000. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,400 in November 2009, Santa Fe has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,115 for Santa Fe in January 2007. 7,093 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 67,040, Santa Fe has added 1,982 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 63,000 100 69,022 -53
November 2016 62,900 -400 69,075 45
October 2016 63,300 0 69,030 -150
September 2016 63,300 -300 69,180 -153
August 2016 63,600 -700 69,333 158
July 2016 64,300 700 69,175 287
June 2016 63,600 -200 68,888 458
May 2016 63,800 500 68,430 206
April 2016 63,300 500 68,224 100
March 2016 62,800 -200 68,124 -7
February 2016 63,000 0 68,131 -26
January 2016 63,000 200 68,157 769