Grand Forks, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 52,100 jobs in Grand Forks, North Dakota in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,167 employed persons for the month. Grand Forks lost 500 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 45 (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 57,200. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,400 in May 2020, Grand Forks has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,586 for Grand Forks in January 2017. 2,419 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 48,603, Grand Forks has added 3,564 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Forks, North Dakota Employment History