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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

1,542.7 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 1,580.6 1,594.3 1,595.6 1.3 0.1

Colorado

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 2,883.1 2,897.6 2,901.9 4.3 0.1

United States

148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,610 151,903 152,440 152,732 153,001 153,285 153,548 263 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

1,545.9 1,601.0 1,599.1 53.2 3.4 2,902.5 102.4 3.7 154,990 4,780 3.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

109.0 118.1 113.0 4.0 3.7                

Mining & Logging(2)

            21.0 1.2 6.1 641 54 9.2

Construction(2)

            183.1 4.7 2.6 7,827 245 3.2

Manufacturing

70.8 72.6 72.0 1.2 1.7 156.9 6.1 4.0 12,941 411 3.3

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

289.5 290.4 296.5 7.0 2.4 507.6 9.6 1.9 29,249 544 1.9

Information

53.2 53.3 53.4 0.2 0.4 79.0 1.6 2.1 3,077 163 5.6

Financial Activities

116.2 112.9 113.8 -2.4 -2.1 178.6 -0.3 -0.2 9,018 153 1.7

Professional & Business Services

297.0 324.2 323.0 26.0 8.8 496.1 31.5 6.8 22,689 706 3.2

Education & Health Services

192.7 200.5 201.9 9.2 4.8 365.7 16.6 4.8 25,088 933 3.9

Leisure & Hospitality

156.3 160.4 157.4 1.1 0.7 330.5 11.2 3.5 15,812 1,057 7.2

Other Services

59.2 63.7 61.4 2.2 3.7 122.2 6.9 6.0 5,771 188 3.4

Government

202.0 204.9 206.7 4.7 2.3 461.8 13.3 3.0 22,877 326 1.4

(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

68,095 62,431 68,098 69,633 62,119 54,402 53,120 56,431 60,156 58,440 56,594 61,525 57,381   -10,714 -15.7

Adams

12,893 11,992 13,210 13,326 12,200 10,465 10,214 10,582 11,468 10,990 10,678 11,638 10,829   -2,064 -16.0

Arapahoe

15,760 14,447 15,644 15,898 14,186 12,544 12,238 12,861 13,716 13,309 12,861 13,941 12,924   -2,836 -18.0

Broomfield

1,332 1,194 1,322 1,383 1,185 1,046 1,029 1,164 1,208 1,198 1,171 1,296 1,228   -104 -7.8

Clear Creek

247 222 250 248 217 192 187 194 210 217 204 225 191   -56 -22.7

Denver

18,653 17,199 18,568 18,903 16,953 14,853 14,417 14,864 15,993 15,790 15,418 16,537 15,218   -3,435 -18.4

Douglas

6,004 5,378 5,952 6,278 5,438 4,843 4,805 5,616 5,897 5,567 5,340 5,929 5,774   -230 -3.8

Elbert

444 395 443 473 411 361 359 419 417 413 403 427 418   -26 -5.9

Gilpin

167 151 159 163 144 133 123 126 128 127 121 132 123   -44 -26.3

Jefferson

12,254 11,142 12,205 12,587 11,066 9,681 9,473 10,301 10,808 10,507 10,085 11,054 10,355   -1,899 -15.5

Park

341 311 345 374 319 284 275 304 311 322 313 346 321   -20 -5.9

Colorado

125,142 114,622 126,108 129,755 115,218 100,770 98,847 106,151 113,262 108,563 104,471 114,163 107,678   -17,464 -14.0

United States (in thousands)

6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334 6,255 6,256 5,460 5,609 5,523   -779 -12.4

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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

4.0 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.3   -0.7

Adams

4.6 4.3 4.7 4.7 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 4.1 3.8   -0.8

Arapahoe

4.2 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.4   -0.8

Broomfield

3.2 2.9 3.2 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.8   -0.4

Clear Creek

4.1 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.1   -1.0

Denver

4.3 4.0 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.4   -0.9

Douglas

2.9 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.7   -0.2

Elbert

2.8 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6   -0.2

Gilpin

4.3 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.1   -1.2

Jefferson

3.6 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.0   -0.6

Park

3.0 2.7 3.0 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.7   -0.3

Colorado

3.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.3   -0.6

United States

3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.4   -0.5

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

126,921 8,173 1,580,856 71,623 4.7 $1,506 5.4 $30,791,023 11.1

Adams

13,531 617 239,355 10,895 4.8 1,269 7.3 3,930,024 12.8

Arapahoe

26,022 1,371 339,138 7,367 2.2 1,464 4.9 6,426,009 7.8

Broomfield

3,443 208 42,732 2,641 6.6 1,884 -5.2 1,037,025 1.3

Clear Creek

409 15 3,266 214 7.0 1,044 10.2 43,564 18.2

Denver

42,215 3,353 555,074 37,720 7.3 1,710 6.9 12,331,461 15.9

Douglas

15,307 1,097 142,555 4,859 3.5 1,439 3.0 2,629,659 7.0

Elbert

814 31 4,521 392 9.5 1,004 2.3 57,846 13.4

Gilpin

213 13 4,463 314 7.6 1,069 -3.2 61,219 6.4

Jefferson

24,307 1,438 246,706 7,021 2.9 1,334 3.4 4,238,617 6.9

Park

660 30 3,046 200 7.0 948 14.5 35,600 22.2

Colorado

242,271 13,357 2,838,451 113,051 4.1 $1,361 6.2 $49,883,395 11.3

United States

11,460,819 646,560 149,901,995 5,716,182 4.0 1,294 4.3 2,517,903,681 9.0

(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