Grand Forks, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 56,700 jobs in Grand Forks, North Dakota in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,827 employed persons for the month. Grand Forks lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 60 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Grand Forks 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.
Grand Forks, North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks, North Dakota
CES employment for Grand Forks peaked in April 2016 at 57,100. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in October 2017, Grand Forks has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,846 for Grand Forks in February 2017. 1,019 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Forks, North Dakota Employment History