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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 49,200 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,167 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 393 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,200 +300 +700
CPS 50,167 +393 +1,132

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 4,400 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,800 in October 2016, Farmington has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,179 for Farmington in September 2008. 5,012 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 48,104, Farmington has added 2,063 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 49,200 300 50,167 393
January 2018 48,900 100 49,774 741
December 2017 48,800 0 49,033 215
November 2017 48,800 0 48,818 351
October 2017 48,800 100 48,467 -54
September 2017 48,700 0 48,521 417
August 2017 48,700 -400 48,104 -104
July 2017 49,100 200 48,208 -715
June 2017 48,900 0 48,923 -125
May 2017 48,900 200 49,048 -133
April 2017 48,700 200 49,181 122
March 2017 48,500 0 49,059 24