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Greeley, Colorado Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Greeley fell 0.2 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.8%. 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 May 2020 at 10.4% and is now 6.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare Greeley unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Colorado 3.6% -0.1 -2.5
Greeley 3.8% -0.2 -2.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May 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 17,156. There are now 10,775 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Greeley employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Greeley, Colorado) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Greeley 6,381 -322 -4,116

Number of Unemployed Persons

Greeley, Colorado Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Colorado
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 3.6% 3.8% 6,381
March
2022
3.6% 3.7% 4.0% 6,703
February
2022
3.8% 4.0% 4.2% 7,031
January
2022
4.0% 4.2% 4.4% 7,372
December
2021
3.9% 4.2% 4.7% 7,865
November
2021
4.2% 4.3% 4.7% 7,859
October
2021
4.6% 4.5% 4.8% 7,992
September
2021
4.7% 4.7% 5.1% 8,489
August
2021
5.2% 5.3% 5.5% 9,153
July
2021
5.4% 5.6% 6.0% 9,900
June
2021
5.9% 5.9% 6.4% 10,619

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.