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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 43,500 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,168 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 1,100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,221 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 43,500 +1,100 +800
CPS 46,168 +1,221 +1,899

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 10,100 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,800 in June 2020, Farmington has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,695 for Farmington in October 2008. 8,527 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 41,582, Farmington has added 4,586 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 43,500 1,100 46,168 1,221
June 2021 42,400 0 44,947 -150
May 2021 42,400 100 45,097 -165
April 2021 42,300 -200 45,262 -127
March 2021 42,500 300 45,389 -145
February 2021 42,200 500 45,534 -98
January 2021 41,700 0 45,632 -147
December 2020 41,700 -400 45,779 4
November 2020 42,100 300 45,775 -13
October 2020 41,800 -300 45,788 -50
September 2020 42,100 -400 45,838 1,609
August 2020 42,500 -200 44,229 -40