Department of Numbers

Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth

There were 168,800 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 195,886 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 526 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 168,800 +200 +4,700
CPS 195,886 +526 +9,155

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

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins, Colorado

CES employment for Fort Collins in February 2018 is at a new high of 168,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 196,101 for Fort Collins in December 2017. 215 jobs have been lost in Fort Collins since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 195,360, Fort Collins has added 526 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 168,800 200 195,886 526
January 2018 168,600 900 195,360 -741
December 2017 167,700 100 196,101 895
November 2017 167,600 200 195,206 149
October 2017 167,400 900 195,057 -302
September 2017 166,500 600 195,359 307
August 2017 165,900 -300 195,052 546
July 2017 166,200 1,600 194,506 1,821
June 2017 164,600 -800 192,685 1,650
May 2017 165,400 200 191,035 1,049
April 2017 165,200 300 189,986 1,596
March 2017 164,900 800 188,390 1,659