Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado Job Growth
There were 1,508,500 jobs in Denver, Colorado in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,593,380 employed persons for the month. Denver added 2,200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,489 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Denver 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.
Denver, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Denver 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 Denver, Colorado
CES employment for Denver in October 2018 is at a new high of 1,508,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,601,752 for Denver in July 2018. 8,372 jobs have been lost in Denver since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 1,585,891, Denver has added 7,489 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Denver, Colorado Employment History