Department of Numbers

St. Cloud, Minnesota Job Growth

There were 107,100 jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,887 employed persons for the month. St Cloud lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 137 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Cloud job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,100 -100 -4,400
CPS 106,887 +137 -3,149

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 November 2019 at 111,500. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in St Cloud according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,700 in April 2020, St Cloud has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,090 for St Cloud in December 2019. 3,203 jobs have been lost in St Cloud since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 103,223, St Cloud has added 3,664 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

St Cloud, Minnesota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 107,100 -100 106,887 137
October 2020 107,200 300 106,750 17
September 2020 106,900 -500 106,733 -1,642
August 2020 107,400 400 108,375 132
July 2020 107,000 300 108,243 -947
June 2020 106,700 7,200 109,190 5,967
May 2020 99,500 1,800 103,223 -49
April 2020 97,700 -12,800 103,272 -6,755
March 2020 110,500 -400 110,027 -57
February 2020 110,900 -400 110,084 41
January 2020 111,300 700 110,043 -47
December 2019 110,600 -900 110,090 54