Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth
There were 165,800 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,278 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins lost 900 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 701 (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 November 2019 at 178,300. Since then 12,500 jobs have been lost in Fort Collins according to the employer survey. From a trough of 157,200 in April 2020, Fort Collins has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 205,943 for Fort Collins in December 2019. 16,665 jobs have been lost in Fort Collins since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 178,442, Fort Collins has added 10,836 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History