Boulder, Colorado Job Growth
There were 199,900 jobs in Boulder, Colorado in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 194,435 employed persons for the month. Boulder lost 400 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 489 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boulder 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.
Boulder, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Boulder 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 Boulder, Colorado
CES employment for Boulder peaked in June 2019 at 200,600. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Boulder according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Boulder is at a new high of 194,435.
Employment: CES, CPS
Boulder, Colorado Employment History