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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

1,527.2 1,532.6 1,542.7 1,549.1 1,553.8 1,564.2 1,569.5 1,573.1 1,574.1 1,573.8 1,572.5 1,579.1 1,581.3 2.2 0.1

Colorado

2,769.8 2,784.6 2,798.5 2,806.8 2,812.8 2,828.7 2,834.0 2,850.0 2,852.9 2,860.7 2,862.6 2,877.2 2,882.8 5.6 0.2

United States

147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,610 151,903 152,440 152,755 153,018 263 0.2

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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Denver metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA Colorado U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

1,528.0 1,587.6 1,582.4 54.4 3.6 2,882.4 109.6 4.0 153,073 5,422 3.7

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

109.4 115.4 114.1 4.7 4.3                

Mining & Logging(2)

            20.4 0.4 2.0 636 57 9.8

Construction(2)

            186.8 7.6 4.2 7,877 282 3.7

Manufacturing

69.7 72.4 72.0 2.3 3.3 155.6 6.9 4.6 12,889 462 3.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

279.0 288.2 285.3 6.3 2.3 494.6 12.4 2.6 28,595 865 3.1

Information

52.8 53.7 53.1 0.3 0.6 78.5 1.6 2.1 3,044 172 6.0

Financial Activities

115.0 113.7 111.2 -3.8 -3.3 174.5 -2.9 -1.6 8,956 156 1.8

Professional & Business Services

294.8 319.6 319.0 24.2 8.2 491.2 29.8 6.5 22,452 992 4.6

Education & Health Services

190.8 195.8 197.8 7.0 3.7 360.4 13.7 4.0 24,598 892 3.8

Leisure & Hospitality

157.0 169.0 163.9 6.9 4.4 345.1 24.5 7.6 15,950 1,192 8.1

Other Services

59.1 63.0 63.1 4.0 6.8 123.8 8.1 7.0 5,711 194 3.5

Government

200.4 196.8 202.9 2.5 1.2 451.5 7.5 1.7 22,365 158 0.7

(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

80,152 77,710 68,095 62,431 68,098 69,633 62,119 54,402 53,120 56,431 60,156 58,440 56,528   -23,624 -29.5

Adams

15,171 14,756 12,893 11,992 13,210 13,326 12,200 10,465 10,214 10,582 11,468 10,990 10,666   -4,505 -29.7

Arapahoe

18,974 18,150 15,760 14,447 15,644 15,898 14,186 12,544 12,238 12,861 13,716 13,309 12,872   -6,102 -32.2

Broomfield

1,524 1,493 1,332 1,194 1,322 1,383 1,185 1,046 1,029 1,164 1,208 1,198 1,172   -352 -23.1

Clear Creek

303 286 247 222 250 248 217 192 187 194 210 217 203   -100 -33.0

Denver

22,094 21,503 18,653 17,199 18,568 18,903 16,953 14,853 14,417 14,864 15,993 15,790 15,386   -6,708 -30.4

Douglas

6,802 6,697 6,004 5,378 5,952 6,278 5,438 4,843 4,805 5,616 5,897 5,567 5,325   -1,477 -21.7

Elbert

485 489 444 395 443 473 411 361 359 419 417 413 403   -82 -16.9

Gilpin

195 186 167 151 159 163 144 133 123 126 128 127 122   -73 -37.4

Jefferson

14,221 13,774 12,254 11,142 12,205 12,587 11,066 9,681 9,473 10,301 10,808 10,507 10,065   -4,156 -29.2

Park

383 376 341 311 345 374 319 284 275 304 311 322 314   -69 -18.0

Colorado

145,004 141,397 125,142 114,622 126,108 129,755 115,218 100,770 98,847 106,151 113,262 108,563 104,394   -40,610 -28.0

United States (in thousands)

7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334 6,255 6,256 5,460   -1,906 -25.9

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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

4.7 4.6 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2   -1.5

Adams

5.5 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.7 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7   -1.8

Arapahoe

5.1 4.9 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.4   -1.7

Broomfield

3.7 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7   -1.0

Clear Creek

5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.2   -1.8

Denver

5.1 5.0 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.5   -1.6

Douglas

3.4 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.5   -0.9

Elbert

3.1 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5   -0.6

Gilpin

5.0 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1   -1.9

Jefferson

4.2 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9   -1.3

Park

3.3 3.3 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7   -0.6

Colorado

4.6 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2   -1.4

United States

4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.3   -1.3

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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, 1st quarter 2022(2)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

124,387 8,153 1,536,902 80,299 5.5 $1,649 8.7 $32,825,032 14.9

Adams

13,339 711 233,511 10,431 4.7 1,246 9.0 3,768,762 14.0

Arapahoe

25,554 1,310 331,240 9,215 2.9 1,674 8.5 7,193,665 11.9

Broomfield

3,401 237 41,173 2,496 6.5 2,412 14.3 1,286,893 21.6

Clear Creek

402 15 3,401 335 10.9 1,129 10.9 50,021 25.5

Denver

41,213 3,293 542,653 45,122 9.1 1,887 7.3 13,236,062 17.4

Douglas

14,937 1,082 136,008 5,220 4.0 1,607 9.5 2,838,468 14.2

Elbert

800 35 4,243 416 10.9 1,013 11.9 55,552 24.5

Gilpin

212 16 4,326 513 13.5 1,138 10.1 62,963 32.0

Jefferson

23,885 1,422 237,621 6,305 2.7 1,398 8.8 4,300,135 11.8

Park

644 32 2,726 246 9.9 934 8.9 32,511 18.2

Colorado

237,950 13,636 2,767,893 134,535 5.1 $1,455 8.8 $52,086,838 14.7

United States

11,299,030 643,579 147,648,359 7,058,400 5.0 1,374 6.7 2,621,223,949 12.2

(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