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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 43,800 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,879 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 300 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 108 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 43,800 +300 -3,300
CPS 44,879 +108 -4,203

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 9,800 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,700 in June 2020, Farmington has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,173 for Farmington in October 2008. 10,294 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 41,928, Farmington has added 2,951 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 43,800 300 44,879 108
October 2020 43,500 -100 44,771 4
September 2020 43,600 -400 44,767 2,728
August 2020 44,000 900 42,039 89
July 2020 43,100 2,400 41,950 22
June 2020 40,700 -500 41,928 -85
May 2020 41,200 300 42,013 -47
April 2020 40,900 -5,900 42,060 -6,575
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