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Greeley, Colorado Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Greeley fell 0.1 percentage points in September 2020 to 6.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Colorado rate. The unemployment rate in Greeley peaked in April 2020 at 10.0% and is now 3.3 percentage points lower. You can also compare Greeley unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 7.9% -0.5 +4.4
Colorado 6.4% -0.3 +3.8
Greeley 6.7% -0.1 +4.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2020 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Greeley, Colorado, National

Greeley, Colorado monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Greeley, Colorado Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Greeley peaked in June 2020 at 16,828. There are now 5,690 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Greeley employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Greeley, Colorado) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Greeley 11,138 -38 +6,871

Number of Unemployed Persons

Greeley, Colorado Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Colorado
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployed
October
2020
6.9% 6.4%
September
2020
7.9% 6.4% 6.7% 11,138
August
2020
8.4% 6.7% 6.8% 11,176
July
2020
10.2% 7.4% 7.3% 11,961
June
2020
11.1% 10.6% 10.0% 16,828
May
2020
13.3% 10.2% 8.9% 14,498
April
2020
14.7% 12.2% 10.0% 16,432
March
2020
4.4% 5.2% 4.8% 8,124
February
2020
3.5% 2.5% 2.4% 4,206
January
2020
3.6% 2.5% 2.4% 4,180
December
2019
3.5% 2.5% 2.4% 4,153
November
2019
3.5% 2.5% 2.4% 4,196

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.