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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 61,800 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,583 employed persons for the month. Pueblo added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 96 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,800 +200 -2,000
CPS 70,583 +96 -3,380

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 2,400 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,900 in April 2020, Pueblo has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,053 for Pueblo in December 2019. 3,470 jobs have been lost in Pueblo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 64,523, Pueblo has added 6,060 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 61,800 200 70,583 96
October 2020 61,600 0 70,487 85
September 2020 61,600 -400 70,402 67
August 2020 62,000 600 70,335 692
July 2020 61,400 1,000 69,643 822
June 2020 60,400 1,300 68,821 2,160
May 2020 59,100 2,200 66,661 2,138
April 2020 56,900 -7,100 64,523 -6,686
March 2020 64,000 400 71,209 -2,621
February 2020 63,600 0 73,830 -17
January 2020 63,600 -100 73,847 -206
December 2019 63,700 -100 74,053 90