Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth
There were 168,100 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,840 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins lost 1,200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,224 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins 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.
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 peaked in January 2020 at 176,600. Since then 8,500 jobs have been lost in Fort Collins according to the employer survey. From a trough of 150,800 in April 2020, Fort Collins has gained 17,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 203,701 for Fort Collins in February 2020. 11,861 jobs have been lost in Fort Collins since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 171,205, Fort Collins has added 20,635 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History