Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 107,400 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,431 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 273 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,400 -200 +2,300
CPS 109,431 +273 +4,593

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 3,800 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 10,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,291 for St Cloud in November 2019. 860 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 8,807 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 107,400 -200 109,431 273
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
September 2021 105,100 0 105,355 212
August 2021 105,100 -300 105,143 172
July 2021 105,400 1,000 104,971 122
June 2021 104,400 -800 104,849 34
May 2021 105,200 100 104,815 -23