Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 111,800 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,925 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 63 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 111,800 -100 +1,800
CPS 109,925 -63 +1,497

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 September 2018 at 111,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,815 for St Cloud in May 2018. 890 jobs have been lost in St Cloud since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 111,800 -100 109,925 -63
September 2018 111,900 600 109,988 -154
August 2018 111,300 0 110,142 -581
July 2018 111,300 0 110,723 -24
June 2018 111,300 200 110,747 -68
May 2018 111,100 400 110,815 495
April 2018 110,700 100 110,320 194
March 2018 110,600 200 110,126 247
February 2018 110,400 0 109,879 672
January 2018 110,400 200 109,207 550
December 2017 110,200 200 108,657 123
November 2017 110,000 0 108,534 106