Department of Numbers

Fort Collins, Colorado Job Growth

There were 174,300 jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 201,298 employed persons for the month. Fort Collins added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 766 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fort Collins job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 174,300 +200 +5,000
CPS 201,298 +766 +6,611

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 174,300.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Fort Collins is at a new high of 201,298.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Fort Collins, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 174,300 200 201,298 766
January 2019 174,100 700 200,532 372
December 2018 173,400 700 200,160 968
November 2018 172,700 1,600 199,192 1,458
October 2018 171,100 500 197,734 414
September 2018 170,600 -300 197,320 323
August 2018 170,900 600 196,997 -742
July 2018 170,300 400 197,739 674
June 2018 169,900 300 197,065 -265
May 2018 169,600 -200 197,330 997
April 2018 169,800 600 196,333 624
March 2018 169,200 -100 195,709 1,022