Grand Forks, North Dakota Job Growth
There were 55,400 jobs in Grand Forks, North Dakota in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,205 employed persons for the month. Grand Forks lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 197 (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 1,700 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,200 in November 2018, Grand Forks has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,846 for Grand Forks in February 2017. 1,641 jobs have been lost in Grand Forks since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Forks, North Dakota Employment History