Fargo, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 143,900 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 138,225 employed persons for the month. Fargo added 1,200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 394 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fargo 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.
Fargo, North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fargo 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 Fargo, North Dakota
CES employment for Fargo peaked in February 2020 at 146,600. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Fargo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 128,500 in April 2020, Fargo has gained 15,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in May 2021 for Fargo is at a new high of 138,225.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fargo, North Dakota Employment History