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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.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,900 -400 +100
CPS 50,741 +77 +1,194

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

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Farmington, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 48,900 -400 50,741 77
September 2018 49,300 -300 50,664 200
August 2018 49,600 100 50,464 -35
July 2018 49,500 300 50,499 -117
June 2018 49,200 100 50,616 180
May 2018 49,100 200 50,436 329
April 2018 48,900 0 50,107 -209
March 2018 48,900 -100 50,316 37
February 2018 49,000 100 50,279 182
January 2018 48,900 100 50,097 266
December 2017 48,800 0 49,831 103
November 2017 48,800 0 49,728 181