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Fargo, North Dakota Job Growth

There were 146,700 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 143,128 employed persons for the month. Fargo added 700 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 99 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fargo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,700 +700 +3,500
CPS 143,128 +99 +3,996

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 in July 2022 is at a new high of 146,700.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Fargo is at a new high of 143,128.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Fargo, North Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 146,700 700 143,128 99
June 2022 146,000 1,500 143,029 275
May 2022 144,500 -400 142,754 123
April 2022 144,900 400 142,631 415
March 2022 144,500 -1,100 142,216 207
February 2022 145,600 0 142,009 622
January 2022 145,600 -300 141,387 742
December 2021 145,900 -200 140,645 -50
November 2021 146,100 1,000 140,695 60
October 2021 145,100 800 140,635 405
September 2021 144,300 100 140,230 539
August 2021 144,200 1,000 139,691 559