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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 44,900 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,847 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 91 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 44,900 +200 +2,700
CPS 46,847 +91 +1,919

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 8,700 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,000 in June 2020, Farmington has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,695 for Farmington in October 2008. 7,848 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 41,370, Farmington has added 5,477 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 44,900 200 46,847 91
March 2022 44,700 400 46,756 180
February 2022 44,300 400 46,576 215
January 2022 43,900 -100 46,361 159
December 2021 44,000 400 46,202 -19
November 2021 43,600 0 46,221 8
October 2021 43,600 200 46,213 106
September 2021 43,400 -500 46,107 164
August 2021 43,900 200 45,943 213
July 2021 43,700 900 45,730 260
June 2021 42,800 300 45,470 277
May 2021 42,500 300 45,193 265