Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth
There were 167,800 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 196,262 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 931 (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 8,800 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 17,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 205,943 for Fort Collins in December 2019. 9,681 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 17,820 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History