Department of Numbers

Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth

There were 172,200 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 197,875 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 555 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 172,200 +600 +4,800
CPS 197,875 +555 +5,237

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 172,200.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Fort Collins is at a new high of 197,875.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 172,200 600 197,875 555
September 2018 171,600 300 197,320 323
August 2018 171,300 700 196,997 -742
July 2018 170,600 1,600 197,739 674
June 2018 169,000 -900 197,065 -265
May 2018 169,900 -100 197,330 997
April 2018 170,000 600 196,333 624
March 2018 169,400 500 195,709 1,022
February 2018 168,900 300 194,687 1,127
January 2018 168,600 900 193,560 29
December 2017 167,700 100 193,531 506
November 2017 167,600 200 193,025 387