Department of Numbers

Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth

There were 180,000 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 206,643 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 323 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,000 +300 +6,600
CPS 206,643 +323 +7,571

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 180,000.

CPS employment in September 2022 for Fort Collins is at a new high of 206,643.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 180,000 300 206,643 323
August 2022 179,700 800 206,320 478
July 2022 178,900 500 205,842 305
June 2022 178,400 1,800 205,537 656
May 2022 176,600 -800 204,881 652
April 2022 177,400 -400 204,229 784
March 2022 177,800 700 203,445 1,268
February 2022 177,100 400 202,177 1,303
January 2022 176,700 900 200,874 1,306
December 2021 175,800 900 199,568 -111
November 2021 174,900 500 199,679 19
October 2021 174,400 1,000 199,660 588