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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, Denver metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

1,462.0 1,449.1 1,469.4 1,473.9 1,482.8 1,490.3 1,495.4 1,504.3 1,512.3 1,515.0 1,522.6 1,528.4 1,538.8 10.4 0.7

Colorado

2,647.9 2,626.7 2,657.1 2,666.2 2,673.9 2,691.3 2,708.8 2,718.8 2,731.0 2,736.0 2,745.7 2,755.6 2,765.4 9.8 0.4

United States

142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,476 147,855 148,401 148,611 210 0.1


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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Denver metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA Colorado U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

1,465.7 1,535.3 1,544.3 78.6 5.4 2,770.5 120.2 4.5 150,004 5,883 4.1

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

108.2 111.3 109.9 1.7 1.6                

Mining & Logging(2)

            20.1 0.4 2.0 648 49 8.2

Construction(2)

            173.1 -0.8 -0.5 7,605 192 2.6

Manufacturing

70.1 69.9 70.3 0.2 0.3 148.1 2.1 1.4 12,558 367 3.0

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

286.8 291.3 299.1 12.3 4.3 502.0 16.6 3.4 28,343 823 3.0

Information

50.2 51.2 50.7 0.5 1.0 73.9 1.0 1.4 2,797 138 5.2

Financial Activities

111.7 114.5 115.6 3.9 3.5 176.2 3.6 2.1 8,915 152 1.7

Professional & Business Services

271.9 289.5 291.1 19.2 7.1 456.5 26.0 6.0 21,708 1,128 5.5

Education & Health Services

185.9 192.8 193.2 7.3 3.9 343.9 4.6 1.4 24,006 496 2.1

Leisure & Hospitality

127.1 152.3 150.5 23.4 18.4 313.9 50.8 19.3 15,332 1,914 14.3

Other Services

54.1 60.2 61.3 7.2 13.3 111.0 4.2 3.9 5,781 306 5.6

Government

199.7 202.3 202.6 2.9 1.5 451.8 11.7 2.7 22,311 318 1.4


(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(2) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, Denver metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

118,842 119,600 118,948 114,501 112,280 109,630 101,096 108,637 104,064 93,616 83,367 79,268 77,740   -41,102 -34.6

Adams

21,596 21,294 21,727 20,867 20,292 20,091 18,659 19,933 19,493 17,337 15,742 14,995 14,660   -6,936 -32.1

Arapahoe

27,803 27,196 26,670 25,799 25,335 25,001 23,312 24,953 24,329 21,783 19,774 18,551 18,031   -9,772 -35.1

Broomfield

2,372 2,529 2,461 2,398 2,356 2,248 2,083 2,288 2,070 1,900 1,594 1,534 1,534   -838 -35.3

Clear Creek

453 507 438 415 402 383 350 403 383 351 316 292 283   -170 -37.5

Denver

33,698 33,223 32,940 31,354 30,304 30,175 27,801 29,243 28,400 25,529 22,899 21,836 21,213   -12,485 -37.0

Douglas

9,886 10,706 10,661 10,521 10,638 9,877 9,007 10,220 9,241 8,423 7,074 6,841 6,848   -3,038 -30.7

Elbert

634 705 698 698 719 665 616 739 643 612 499 498 509   -125 -19.7

Gilpin

272 337 320 318 269 312 279 289 267 223 199 189 191   -81 -29.8

Jefferson

21,590 22,532 22,470 21,548 21,396 20,346 18,480 20,001 18,726 16,982 14,876 14,150 14,083   -7,507 -34.8

Park

538 571 563 583 569 532 509 568 512 476 394 382 388   -150 -27.9

Colorado

212,590 219,804 219,461 211,931 205,805 199,970 184,411 199,882 190,072 171,047 150,422 143,874 142,483   -70,107 -33.0

United States (in thousands)

10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302   -3,962 -38.6


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NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, Denver metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

7.0 7.1 7.0 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 6.3 6.1 5.5 4.8 4.6 4.5   -2.5

Adams

7.7 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.7 7.1 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.3 5.1   -2.6

Arapahoe

7.4 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.2 6.6 6.5 5.8 5.2 4.9 4.7   -2.7

Broomfield

5.8 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.5 5.0 4.6 3.8 3.7 3.7   -2.1

Clear Creek

7.3 8.1 7.1 6.7 6.5 6.2 5.7 6.4 6.1 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.5   -2.8

Denver

7.8 7.8 7.7 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.4 6.7 6.6 5.9 5.2 5.0 4.8   -3.0

Douglas

5.0 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.5 5.1 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.4 3.4   -1.6

Elbert

4.2 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.0 4.8 4.1 3.9 3.2 3.1 3.2   -1.0

Gilpin

6.9 8.5 8.1 8.0 6.9 7.8 7.0 7.2 6.7 5.6 5.0 4.7 4.8   -2.1

Jefferson

6.4 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.3 6.0 5.4 5.8 5.5 5.0 4.3 4.1 4.1   -2.3

Park

4.8 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.4 3.3 3.3   -1.5

Colorado

6.7 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.3 5.8 6.3 6.0 5.4 4.7 4.5 4.4   -2.3

United States

6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9   -2.5

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NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area and its component counties, 2nd quarter 2021(2)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

118,358 7,287 1,507,239 96,361 6.8 $1,429 5.7 $27,685,787 15.1

Adams

12,886 816 228,232 11,004 5.1 1,183 3.9 3,476,798 11.3

Arapahoe

24,539 1,133 331,058 15,743 5.0 1,398 3.2 5,959,249 11.0

Broomfield

3,219 209 40,094 2,052 5.4 1,987 12.8 1,023,266 21.0

Clear Creek

393 12 3,061 439 16.7 948 -13.4 36,928 9.8

Denver

38,736 2,818 516,426 42,725 9.0 1,601 7.4 10,633,987 18.0

Douglas

14,172 958 137,927 11,832 9.4 1,396 7.2 2,455,692 21.2

Elbert

780 51 4,122 359 9.5 981 12.4 50,940 22.3

Gilpin

200 14 4,148 1,333 47.4 1,104 4.0 57,546 66.4

Jefferson

22,806 1,241 239,339 10,620 4.6 1,290 4.0 3,962,327 11.5

Park

627 35 2,832 254 9.9 830 2.2 29,054 14.3

Colorado

228,862 11,561 2,723,895 179,976 7.1 $1,283 4.4 $44,815,277 14.0

United States

10,863,217 480,181 144,044,799 8,998,930 6.7 1,241 4.5 2,308,339,309 14.1

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages