Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 111,000 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 110,361 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 300 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 235 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 111,000 -300 +900
CPS 110,361 +235 +2,016

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Cloud 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 St Cloud, Minnesota

CES employment for St Cloud peaked in July 2019 at 111,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2019 for St Cloud is at a new high of 110,361.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 111,000 -300 110,361 235
July 2019 111,300 400 110,126 252
June 2019 110,900 200 109,874 201
May 2019 110,700 -400 109,673 256
April 2019 111,100 200 109,417 287
March 2019 110,900 300 109,130 173
February 2019 110,600 100 108,957 245
January 2019 110,500 800 108,712 143
December 2018 109,700 -1,000 108,569 -7
November 2018 110,700 -100 108,576 11
October 2018 110,800 900 108,565 96
September 2018 109,900 -200 108,469 124