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Greeley, Colorado Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Greeley fell 0.2 percentage points in July 2021 to 6.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Colorado rate. The unemployment rate in Greeley peaked in June 2020 at 10.6% and is now 4.3 percentage points lower. You can also compare Greeley unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Colorado 6.1% -0.1 -1.3
Greeley 6.3% -0.2 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August 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 17,706. There are now 7,077 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Greeley employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Greeley, Colorado) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Greeley 10,629 -255 -1,207

Number of Unemployed Persons

Greeley, Colorado Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Colorado
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 6.1% 6.3% 10,629
June
2021
5.9% 6.2% 6.5% 10,884
May
2021
5.8% 6.2% 6.6% 11,118
April
2021
6.1% 6.4% 6.8% 11,489
March
2021
6.0% 6.4% 6.9% 11,738
February
2021
6.2% 6.4% 7.0% 11,993
January
2021
6.3% 6.6% 7.2% 12,244
December
2020
6.7% 6.9% 7.4% 12,459
November
2020
6.7% 6.9% 7.3% 12,362
October
2020
6.9% 6.9% 7.0% 11,767
September
2020
7.8% 7.0% 7.3% 12,162

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.