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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 40,800 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,986 employed persons for the month. Farmington lost 6,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,649 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,800 -6,000 -6,700
CPS 41,986 -6,649 -6,904

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 12,800 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,173 for Farmington in October 2008. 13,187 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 40,800 -6,000 41,986 -6,649
March 2020 46,800 -100 48,635 -210
February 2020 46,900 -100 48,845 -139
January 2020 47,000 100 48,984 -84
December 2019 46,900 -200 49,068 -14
November 2019 47,100 0 49,082 -9
October 2019 47,100 -400 49,091 3
September 2019 47,500 -100 49,088 16
August 2019 47,600 -100 49,072 31
July 2019 47,700 100 49,041 43
June 2019 47,600 100 48,998 55
May 2019 47,500 0 48,943 53