Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 48,900 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,741 employed persons for the month. Farmington lost 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 77 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 4,700 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,800 in October 2016, Farmington has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 4,438 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 48,183, Farmington has added 2,558 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Farmington, New Mexico Employment History