Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 71,000 jobs in St George, Utah in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,518 employed persons for the month. St George added 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 87 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 71,000 +200 +2,800
CPS 73,518 +87 +2,765

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 peaked in May 2019 at 71,000. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in St George according to the employer survey. From a trough of 70,800 in June 2019, St George has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for St George is at a new high of 73,518.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 71,000 200 73,518 87
June 2019 70,800 -200 73,431 75
May 2019 71,000 100 73,356 115
April 2019 70,900 100 73,241 197
March 2019 70,800 100 73,044 243
February 2019 70,700 400 72,801 339
January 2019 70,300 600 72,462 -34
December 2018 69,700 200 72,496 40
November 2018 69,500 200 72,456 119
October 2018 69,300 100 72,337 365
September 2018 69,200 200 71,972 540
August 2018 69,000 800 71,432 679