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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 62,100 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,802 employed persons for the month. Pueblo lost 100 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,100 -100 -300
CPS 71,802 +9 +717

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 January 2017 at 62,900. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,800 in November 2017, Pueblo has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,834 for Pueblo in December 2017. 32 jobs have been lost in Pueblo since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 71,593, Pueblo has added 209 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 62,100 -100 71,802 9
February 2018 62,200 -100 71,793 200
January 2018 62,300 100 71,593 -241
December 2017 62,200 400 71,834 102
November 2017 61,800 -400 71,732 52
October 2017 62,200 -200 71,680 87
September 2017 62,400 100 71,593 159
August 2017 62,300 -100 71,434 101
July 2017 62,400 100 71,333 86
June 2017 62,300 300 71,247 114
May 2017 62,000 -700 71,133 19
April 2017 62,700 300 71,114 29