Fargo, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 132,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,357 employed persons for the month. Fargo lost 14,200 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8,322 (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 146,700. Since then 14,700 jobs have been lost in Fargo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 136,679 for Fargo in March 2020. 8,322 jobs have been lost in Fargo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fargo, North Dakota Employment History