Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 72,100 jobs in St George, Utah in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,509 employed persons for the month. St George added 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 212 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 72,100 +700 +500
CPS 75,509 +212 +275

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 February 2020 at 72,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in St George according to the employer survey. From a trough of 63,300 in April 2020, St George has gained 8,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2020 for St George is at a new high of 75,509.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 72,100 700 75,509 212
October 2020 71,400 900 75,297 155
September 2020 70,500 900 75,142 1,850
August 2020 69,600 200 73,292 322
July 2020 69,400 1,200 72,970 1,305
June 2020 68,200 1,900 71,665 3,436
May 2020 66,300 3,000 68,229 3,121
April 2020 63,300 -9,000 65,108 -8,618
March 2020 72,300 -400 73,726 -1,563
February 2020 72,700 500 75,289 284
January 2020 72,200 400 75,005 -389
December 2019 71,800 200 75,394 160