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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 48,200 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,100 employed persons for the month. Farmington lost 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 82 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,200 -200 +500
CPS 50,100 +82 +797

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Farmington, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Farmington 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 Farmington, New Mexico

CES employment for Farmington peaked in September 2008 at 53,600. Since then 5,400 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,500 in October 2018, Farmington has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,173 for Farmington in October 2008. 5,073 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 48,748, Farmington has added 1,352 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 48,200 -200 50,100 82
June 2019 48,400 0 50,018 68
May 2019 48,400 200 49,950 55
April 2019 48,200 400 49,895 64
March 2019 47,800 0 49,831 43
February 2019 47,800 0 49,788 98
January 2019 47,800 0 49,690 126
December 2018 47,800 100 49,564 1
November 2018 47,700 200 49,563 28
October 2018 47,500 -300 49,535 89
September 2018 47,800 100 49,446 95
August 2018 47,700 0 49,351 48