Boulder, Colorado Job Growth
There were 183,200 jobs in Boulder, Colorado in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 177,541 employed persons for the month. Boulder lost 4,800 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,486 (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 September 2019 at 200,400. Since then 17,200 jobs have been lost in Boulder according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 194,011 for Boulder in February 2020. 16,470 jobs have been lost in Boulder since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 172,944, Boulder has added 4,597 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Boulder, Colorado Employment History