Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 67,800 jobs in St George, Utah in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,879 employed persons for the month. St George added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 193 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,800 +700 +3,200
CPS 70,879 +193 +1,443

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 67,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 71,233 for St George in May 2018. 354 jobs have been lost in St George since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 70,617, St George has added 262 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 67,800 700 70,879 193
September 2018 67,100 100 70,686 69
August 2018 67,000 -100 70,617 -279
July 2018 67,100 300 70,896 -93
June 2018 66,800 600 70,989 -244
May 2018 66,200 200 71,233 288
April 2018 66,000 -200 70,945 94
March 2018 66,200 600 70,851 424
February 2018 65,600 100 70,427 639
January 2018 65,500 300 69,788 -67
December 2017 65,200 400 69,855 151
November 2017 64,800 200 69,704 268