Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 65,700 jobs in St George, Utah in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,336 employed persons for the month. St George added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 388 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,700 +200 +3,200
CPS 70,336 +388 +3,001

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St George, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St George 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 St George, Utah

CES employment for St George in February 2018 is at a new high of 65,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,348 for St George in November 2017. 12 jobs have been lost in St George since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 69,948, St George has added 388 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 65,700 200 70,336 388
January 2018 65,500 300 69,948 -385
December 2017 65,200 400 70,333 -15
November 2017 64,800 200 70,348 359
October 2017 64,599 399 69,989 73
September 2017 64,200 300 69,916 503
August 2017 63,900 100 69,413 616
July 2017 63,800 500 68,797 53
June 2017 63,300 -100 68,744 -185
May 2017 63,400 100 68,929 461
April 2017 63,300 300 68,468 506
March 2017 63,000 500 67,962 627