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Farmington, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 41,900 jobs in Farmington, New Mexico in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,258 employed persons for the month. Farmington added 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 96 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Farmington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,900 +200 -4,600
CPS 45,258 -96 -3,587

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 11,700 jobs have been lost in Farmington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,800 in June 2020, Farmington has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,173 for Farmington in October 2008. 9,915 jobs have been lost in Farmington since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 41,928, Farmington has added 3,330 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 41,900 200 45,258 -96
January 2021 41,700 0 45,354 -73
December 2020 41,700 -400 45,427 -125
November 2020 42,100 300 45,552 781
October 2020 41,800 -300 44,771 4
September 2020 42,100 -400 44,767 2,728
August 2020 42,500 -200 42,039 89
July 2020 42,700 2,900 41,950 22
June 2020 39,800 -600 41,928 -85
May 2020 40,400 -300 42,013 -47
April 2020 40,700 -5,400 42,060 -6,575
March 2020 46,100 -400 48,635 -210