Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 110,500 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,344 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 45 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,500 0 +1,100
CPS 109,344 -45 -535

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 October 2018 at 110,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,700 in December 2018, St Cloud has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,815 for St Cloud in May 2018. 1,471 jobs have been lost in St Cloud since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 110,500 0 109,344 -45
January 2019 110,500 800 109,389 -532
December 2018 109,700 -1,000 109,921 97
November 2018 110,700 -100 109,824 -86
October 2018 110,800 900 109,910 -78
September 2018 109,900 -200 109,988 -154
August 2018 110,100 300 110,142 -581
July 2018 109,800 200 110,723 -24
June 2018 109,600 100 110,747 -68
May 2018 109,500 900 110,815 495
April 2018 108,600 -600 110,320 194
March 2018 109,200 -200 110,126 247