Fargo, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 141,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 136,521 employed persons for the month. Fargo lost 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 594 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fargo job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Fargo, North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fargo 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 Fargo, North Dakota
CES employment for Fargo peaked in July 2016 at 141,700. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Fargo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Fargo is at a new high of 136,521.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fargo, North Dakota Employment History