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Nov
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.2 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
03

Consumer Expenditures for the Denver Metropolitan Area: 2018-19

Households in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, metropolitan area spent an average of $76,274 per year in 2018–19, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood – September 2020

Prices in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), decreased 0.6 percent for the two months ending in September 2020.

Colorado Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,069.1 3,177.1 3,084.5 3,087.8 3,121.2 (p)3,138.7

Employment(1)

2,755.5 2,840.3 2,854.9 2,882.0 2,921.3 (p)2,937.2

Unemployment(1)

313.7 336.8 229.6 205.8 199.8 (p)201.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

10.2 10.6 7.4 6.7 6.4 (p)6.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,542.1 2,599.1 2,612.7 2,651.8 2,667.0 (p)2,688.1

12-month % change

-8.4 -6.5 -6.4 -5.2 -4.7 (p)-4.0

Mining and Logging(3)

24.4 24.4 23.7 23.2 23.9 (p)24.6

12-month % change

-17.0 -16.7 -18.6 -20.0 -16.1 (p)-12.8

Construction(3)

171.8 171.4 173.3 172.8 171.1 (p)173.6

12-month % change

-3.6 -4.2 -3.6 -4.1 -5.1 (p)-2.8

Manufacturing(3)

145.8 149.6 150.4 151.2 152.3 (p)152.1

12-month % change

-2.6 -0.2 0.1 0.7 1.3 (p)1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

439.4 446.7 453.7 459.7 467.1 (p)474.7

12-month % change

-7.5 -6.2 -4.9 -3.8 -2.3 (p)-1.0

Information(3)

74.4 73.7 72.5 73.0 73.0 (p)72.8

12-month % change

-2.0 -3.0 -4.6 -4.1 -4.5 (p)-4.6

Financial Activities(3)

172.5 170.0 169.0 169.4 171.3 (p)174.1

12-month % change

-0.5 -2.0 -2.6 -2.8 -1.8 (p)-0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

432.6 438.0 441.1 445.3 445.6 (p)447.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.3 (p)0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

325.0 330.7 331.0 337.7 338.3 (p)339.6

12-month % change

-5.9 -4.5 -4.6 -3.0 -2.8 (p)-2.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

217.7 257.6 270.9 282.7 291.6 (p)297.4

12-month % change

-36.7 -25.3 -21.8 -18.6 -16.0 (p)-14.3

Other Services(3)

98.1 102.0 103.2 102.8 104.8 (p)104.9

12-month % change

-13.0 -9.9 -9.1 -9.5 -7.7 (p)-8.4

Government(3)

440.4 435.0 423.9 434.0 428.0 (p)427.1

12-month % change

-3.2 -4.0 -7.3 -5.2 -6.6 (p)-6.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Boulder Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Colorado Springs Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Denver Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Fort Collins Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Oct 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Colorado – 2019 Unemployment News Release Feb 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in Colorado – Second Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2020
County Employment and Wages in Colorado – Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood – September 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boulder — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Colorado Springs — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Collins — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Grand Junction — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greeley — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pueblo — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Union Members in Colorado – 2019 Employment News Release Jan 2020
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Women’s Earnings in Colorado – 2018 Pay News Release Dec 2019
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Greeley Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Grand Junction Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Pueblo Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Denver Metropolitan Area: 2018-19 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2020