Department of Numbers

Greeley, Colorado Job Growth

There were 104,700 jobs in Greeley, Colorado in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 158,263 employed persons for the month. Greeley lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 321 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greeley job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,700 -200 -8,800
CPS 158,263 +321 -10,433

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Greeley, Colorado Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Greeley 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 Greeley, Colorado

CES employment for Greeley peaked in July 2019 at 114,400. Since then 9,700 jobs have been lost in Greeley according to the employer survey. From a trough of 101,800 in April 2020, Greeley has gained 2,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 169,583 for Greeley in December 2019. 11,320 jobs have been lost in Greeley since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 148,271, Greeley has added 9,992 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Greeley, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 104,700 -200 158,263 321
January 2021 104,900 600 157,942 -862
December 2020 104,300 600 158,804 767
November 2020 103,700 500 158,037 837
October 2020 103,200 400 157,200 3,455
September 2020 102,800 -100 153,745 800
August 2020 102,900 700 152,945 598
July 2020 102,200 -400 152,347 569
June 2020 102,600 400 151,778 3,115
May 2020 102,200 400 148,663 392
April 2020 101,800 -11,300 148,271 -12,183
March 2020 113,100 -400 160,454 -8,242