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Pueblo, Colorado Job Growth

There were 63,000 jobs in Pueblo, Colorado in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,930 employed persons for the month. Pueblo added 800 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 94 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pueblo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,000 +800 +1,600
CPS 71,930 -94 +1,650

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 March 2020 at 65,300. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Pueblo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,100 in April 2020, Pueblo has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,463 for Pueblo in February 2020. 2,533 jobs have been lost in Pueblo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 65,307, Pueblo has added 6,623 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Pueblo, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 63,000 800 71,930 -94
June 2021 62,200 -200 72,024 -140
May 2021 62,400 300 72,164 -76
April 2021 62,100 300 72,240 -56
March 2021 61,800 -100 72,296 -168
February 2021 61,900 -100 72,464 -2
January 2021 62,000 200 72,466 58
December 2020 61,800 -400 72,408 149
November 2020 62,200 0 72,259 212
October 2020 62,200 100 72,047 373
September 2020 62,100 0 71,674 565
August 2020 62,100 700 71,109 829