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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 48,000 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,120 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 145 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,000 +200 -500
CPS 50,120 -145 -159

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 5,600 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,500 in October 2018, Farmington has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 5,059 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 48,183, Farmington has added 1,937 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 48,000 200 50,120 -145
January 2019 47,800 0 50,265 -779
December 2018 47,800 100 51,044 19
November 2018 47,700 200 51,025 156
October 2018 47,500 -300 50,869 205
September 2018 47,800 100 50,664 200
August 2018 47,700 0 50,464 -35
July 2018 47,700 -400 50,499 -117
June 2018 48,100 100 50,616 180
May 2018 48,000 0 50,436 329
April 2018 48,000 -300 50,107 -209
March 2018 48,300 -200 50,316 37