Grand Junction, Colorado Job Growth
There were 64,900 jobs in Grand Junction, Colorado in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,978 employed persons for the month. Grand Junction lost 399 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 276 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Grand Junction 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.
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction, Colorado
CES employment for Grand Junction peaked in August 2008 at 66,700. Since then 1,799 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,000 in April 2020, Grand Junction has gained 6,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,596 for Grand Junction in November 2008. 6,618 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 64,739, Grand Junction has added 8,239 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment History