Department of Numbers

Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 62,500 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,082 employed persons for the month. Pueblo lost 200 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 91 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,500 -200 +300
CPS 72,082 -91 +248

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 2018 at 63,200. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 62,500 in October 2018, Pueblo has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,592 for Pueblo in June 2018. 510 jobs have been lost in Pueblo since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 71,801, Pueblo has added 281 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 62,500 -200 72,082 -91
November 2018 62,700 200 72,173 172
October 2018 62,500 -200 72,001 200
September 2018 62,700 0 71,801 -12
August 2018 62,700 -100 71,813 -662
July 2018 62,800 -400 72,475 -117
June 2018 63,200 600 72,592 409
May 2018 62,600 200 72,183 241
April 2018 62,400 200 71,942 -37
March 2018 62,200 0 71,979 186
February 2018 62,200 -100 71,793 200
January 2018 62,300 100 71,593 -241