Grand Junction, Colorado Job Growth
There were 65,500 jobs in Grand Junction, Colorado in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,689 employed persons for the month. Grand Junction added 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 770 (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 1,200 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,300 in September 2010, Grand Junction has gained 7,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,663 for Grand Junction in November 2008. 4,974 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 66,969, Grand Junction has added 7,720 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment History