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Greeley, Colorado Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Greeley fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2022 to 3.6%. 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 6.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.6% in June 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Greeley unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Colorado 3.4% 0.0 -1.3
Greeley 3.6% 0.0 -1.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 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 17,156. There are now 11,064 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,993 in June 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 99. Greeley employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Greeley, Colorado) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Greeley 6,092 +51 -2,397

Number of Unemployed Persons

Greeley, Colorado Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Colorado
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployment Rate
Greeley
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 3.4% 3.6% 6,092
August
2022
3.7% 3.4% 3.6% 6,041
July
2022
3.5% 3.3% 3.6% 6,022
June
2022
3.6% 3.4% 3.6% 5,993
May
2022
3.6% 3.5% 3.7% 6,181
April
2022
3.6% 3.6% 3.8% 6,389
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

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.