Department of Numbers

Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 63,800 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,408 employed persons for the month. Pueblo added 100 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 122 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,800 +100 +1,000
CPS 73,408 +122 +1,193

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

Pueblo, Colorado Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Pueblo peaked in August 2019 at 64,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 63,700 in October 2019, Pueblo has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in January 2020 for Pueblo is at a new high of 73,408.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 63,800 100 73,408 122
December 2019 63,700 -100 73,286 132
November 2019 63,800 100 73,154 118
October 2019 63,700 -200 73,036 67
September 2019 63,900 -300 72,969 99
August 2019 64,200 300 72,870 88
July 2019 63,900 400 72,782 88
June 2019 63,500 100 72,694 156
May 2019 63,400 100 72,538 75
April 2019 63,300 300 72,463 63
March 2019 63,000 -100 72,400 72
February 2019 63,100 300 72,328 113