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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

1,511.2 1,517.2 1,522.7 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 1,576.5 2.4 0.2

Colorado

2,745.7 2,762.6 2,766.7 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 2,857.4 4.5 0.2

United States

145,698 146,387 146,904 147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,608 151,980 372 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)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA Colorado U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

1,523.6 1,577.6 1,593.5 69.9 4.6 2,881.1 117.8 4.3 152,692 6,199 4.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

109.6 113.3 117.3 7.7 7.0                

Mining & Logging(2)

            20.8 1.0 5.1 629 60 10.5

Construction(2)

            190.5 10.1 5.6 7,858 301 4.0

Manufacturing

70.4 73.2 74.0 3.6 5.1 155.1 5.8 3.9 12,875 522 4.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

279.9 285.9 288.0 8.1 2.9 500.7 17.1 3.5 28,692 1,069 3.9

Information

52.5 53.9 53.8 1.3 2.5 79.5 3.2 4.2 3,031 208 7.4

Financial Activities

115.2 116.6 115.5 0.3 0.3 178.2 0.6 0.3 8,994 214 2.4

Professional & Business Services

288.9 313.4 315.6 26.7 9.2 485.6 31.2 6.9 22,310 1,154 5.5

Education & Health Services

191.8 194.2 193.1 1.3 0.7 352.5 4.6 1.3 24,145 687 2.9

Leisure & Hospitality

156.3 162.7 172.0 15.7 10.0 354.7 33.1 10.3 16,315 1,555 10.5

Other Services

58.3 61.4 62.6 4.3 7.4 121.6 6.8 5.9 5,770 256 4.6

Government

200.7 203.0 201.6 0.9 0.4 441.9 4.3 1.0 22,073 173 0.8

(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(2) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

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

106,442 96,612 90,279 80,152 77,710 68,095 62,431 68,098 69,633 62,119 54,402 53,120 55,841   -50,601 -47.5

Adams

19,716 18,147 16,814 15,171 14,756 12,893 11,992 13,210 13,326 12,200 10,465 10,214 10,474   -9,242 -46.9

Arapahoe

24,512 22,548 20,984 18,974 18,150 15,760 14,447 15,644 15,898 14,186 12,544 12,238 12,706   -11,806 -48.2

Broomfield

2,198 1,914 1,814 1,524 1,493 1,332 1,194 1,322 1,383 1,185 1,046 1,029 1,157   -1,041 -47.4

Clear Creek

391 357 338 303 286 247 222 250 248 217 192 187 190   -201 -51.4

Denver

28,821 26,446 24,693 22,094 21,503 18,653 17,199 18,568 18,903 16,953 14,853 14,417 14,703   -14,118 -49.0

Douglas

9,876 8,562 8,103 6,802 6,697 6,004 5,378 5,952 6,278 5,438 4,843 4,805 5,571   -4,305 -43.6

Elbert

734 610 598 485 489 444 395 443 473 411 361 359 415   -319 -43.5

Gilpin

274 245 216 195 186 167 151 159 163 144 133 123 124   -150 -54.7

Jefferson

19,373 17,300 16,259 14,221 13,774 12,254 11,142 12,205 12,587 11,066 9,681 9,473 10,198   -9,175 -47.4

Park

547 483 460 383 376 341 311 345 374 319 284 275 303   -244 -44.6

Colorado

196,553 176,942 165,350 145,004 141,397 125,142 114,622 126,108 129,755 115,218 100,770 98,847 105,080   -91,473 -46.5

United States (in thousands)

9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334   -3,549 -35.9

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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

6.3 5.7 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.2   -3.1

Adams

7.1 6.5 6.1 5.5 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.7 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.7   -3.4

Arapahoe

6.6 6.1 5.7 5.1 4.9 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4   -3.2

Broomfield

5.3 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.7   -2.6

Clear Creek

6.5 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.1   -3.4

Denver

6.7 6.2 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.3   -3.4

Douglas

4.9 4.2 4.0 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.7   -2.2

Elbert

4.7 3.9 3.8 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.6   -2.1

Gilpin

7.0 6.3 5.6 5.0 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.1   -3.9

Jefferson

5.8 5.2 4.8 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.8 3.0   -2.8

Park

4.8 4.2 4.1 3.3 3.3 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.6   -2.2

Colorado

6.2 5.6 5.2 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.2   -3.0

United States

6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.8   -2.3

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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, 4th quarter 2021(2)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

121,512 8,465 1,543,082 94,866 6.6 $1,639 8.4 $32,765,698 14.6

Adams

13,120 823 236,241 9,619 4.2 1,373 11.8 4,175,973 15.7

Arapahoe

25,071 1,430 333,623 11,967 3.7 1,609 5.2 6,981,332 8.6

Broomfield

3,305 227 40,592 1,650 4.2 2,231 16.4 1,173,395 21.1

Clear Creek

399 16 3,368 453 15.5 1,033 6.9 42,765 19.7

Denver

40,040 3,310 538,576 52,806 10.9 1,814 7.9 12,670,869 18.5

Douglas

14,581 1,066 139,480 9,506 7.3 1,637 9.8 2,937,667 16.5

Elbert

791 54 4,204 432 11.5 1,126 13.7 61,867 26.2

Gilpin

210 24 4,236 814 23.8 1,325 -11.1 73,138 3.2

Jefferson

23,361 1,473 240,016 7,367 3.2 1,479 7.6 4,613,390 10.0

Park

634 42 2,746 252 10.1 994 10.0 35,302 18.6

Colorado

232,927 12,244 2,776,384 161,294 6.2 $1,484 7.8 $53,296,686 13.5

United States

11,194,120 496,568 148,293,597 7,293,341 5.2 1,418 5.9 2,726,086,283 11.0

(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