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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 63,100 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,813 employed persons for the month. Pueblo lost 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 119 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,100 -300 +100
CPS 72,813 +119 +700

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 June 2019 at 63,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Pueblo is at a new high of 72,813.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 63,100 -300 72,813 119
June 2019 63,400 300 72,694 156
May 2019 63,100 300 72,538 75
April 2019 62,800 0 72,463 63
March 2019 62,800 100 72,400 72
February 2019 62,700 -200 72,328 113
January 2019 62,900 500 72,215 36
December 2018 62,400 200 72,179 12
November 2018 62,200 -200 72,167 16
October 2018 62,400 -100 72,151 34
September 2018 62,500 -100 72,117 20
August 2018 62,600 -400 72,097 -16