Bureau of Labor Statistics

Weld County, Colorado, has largest 12-month employment increase, June 2014

December 24, 2014

From June 2013 to June 2014, employment increased in 305 of the 339 U.S. counties with 75,000 or more jobs. Among these large counties, Weld County, Colorado (part of the Denver metropolitan area), had the largest percentage increase, with a gain of 8.9 percent over the year. That compares with national job growth of 2.0 percent.

Percent change in employment, 339 largest counties, June 2013–June 2014

4.5 percent and higher
3.0 percent to 4.4 percent
1.5 percent to 2.9 percent
0.0 percent to 1.4 percent
-0.1 percent and lower