Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 108,900 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,970 employed persons for the month. St Cloud added 1,000 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 122 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,900 +1,000 +3,800
CPS 108,970 -122 +3,615

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 January 2020 at 111,200. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,100 in April 2020, St Cloud has gained 11,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,291 for St Cloud in November 2019. 1,321 jobs have been lost in St Cloud since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 100,624, St Cloud has added 8,346 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 108,900 1,000 108,970 -122
August 2022 107,900 -300 109,092 -258
July 2022 108,200 600 109,350 -198
June 2022 107,600 100 109,548 21
May 2022 107,500 -100 109,527 99
April 2022 107,600 0 109,428 270
March 2022 107,600 100 109,158 415
February 2022 107,500 -300 108,743 477
January 2022 107,800 900 108,266 727
December 2021 106,900 0 107,539 -17
November 2021 106,900 700 107,556 2,035
October 2021 106,200 1,100 105,521 166