Grand Forks, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 54,100 jobs in Grand Forks, North Dakota in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,421 employed persons for the month. Grand Forks lost 500 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8 (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 57,500. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,700 in April 2020, Grand Forks has gained 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,988 for Grand Forks in April 2017. 1,567 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 48,142, Grand Forks has added 5,279 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Forks, North Dakota Employment History