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Greeley, Colorado Job Growth

There were 105,100 jobs in Greeley, Colorado in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 158,129 employed persons for the month. Greeley lost 100 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 291 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greeley job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 105,100 -100 +2,900
CPS 158,129 -291 +11,105

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 9,300 jobs have been lost in Greeley according to the employer survey. From a trough of 101,800 in April 2020, Greeley has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 167,335 for Greeley in November 2019. 9,206 jobs have been lost in Greeley since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 143,308, Greeley has added 14,821 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Greeley, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 105,100 -100 158,129 -291
April 2021 105,200 0 158,420 133
March 2021 105,200 300 158,287 27
February 2021 104,900 0 158,260 467
January 2021 104,900 600 157,793 905
December 2020 104,300 600 156,888 341
November 2020 103,700 500 156,547 696
October 2020 103,200 400 155,851 1,234
September 2020 102,800 -100 154,617 1,488
August 2020 102,900 700 153,129 1,620
July 2020 102,200 -400 151,509 1,933
June 2020 102,600 400 149,576 2,552