Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 110,300 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,768 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 902 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,300 -100 +700
CPS 109,768 +902 +4,223

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 2018 at 110,400. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2018 for St Cloud is at a new high of 109,768.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 110,300 -100 109,768 902
January 2018 110,400 200 108,866 872
December 2017 110,200 200 107,994 55
November 2017 110,000 0 107,939 349
October 2017 110,000 500 107,590 350
September 2017 109,500 -400 107,240 341
August 2017 109,900 300 106,899 185
July 2017 109,600 100 106,714 42
June 2017 109,500 -400 106,672 279
May 2017 109,900 -300 106,393 281
April 2017 110,200 200 106,112 437
March 2017 110,000 400 105,675 130