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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

1,448.8 1,460.0 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 1,519.8 4.8 0.3

Colorado

2,639.0 2,651.7 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 2,741.1 5.1 0.2

United States

141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,359 147,553 194 0.1

(p) Preliminary

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

1,451.4 1,525.6 1,524.5 73.1 5.0 2,744.3 106.0 4.0 147,682 5,736 4.0

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

107.0 111.8 111.9 4.9 4.6                

Mining & Logging(2)

            20.8 1.5 7.8 649 52 8.7

Construction(2)

            175.3 0.6 0.3 7,628 209 2.8

Manufacturing

69.1 69.5 69.6 0.5 0.7 146.6 0.4 0.3 12,462 324 2.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

273.2 286.9 286.5 13.3 4.9 486.1 17.4 3.7 27,422 910 3.4

Information

50.4 50.9 51.0 0.6 1.2 74.2 0.4 0.5 2,801 149 5.6

Financial Activities

111.1 113.7 113.7 2.6 2.3 173.8 2.4 1.4 8,847 137 1.6

Professional & Business Services

270.1 289.1 288.8 18.7 6.9 453.1 24.9 5.8 21,203 1,088 5.4

Education & Health Services

184.5 191.7 191.5 7.0 3.8 340.2 3.0 0.9 23,588 502 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality

132.5 155.4 150.9 18.4 13.9 317.7 41.7 15.1 15,414 1,968 14.6

Other Services

54.4 62.0 61.4 7.0 12.9 112.3 5.4 5.1 5,721 295 5.4

Government

199.1 194.6 199.2 0.1 0.1 444.2 8.3 1.9 21,947 102 0.5

(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

122,272 117,837 118,842 119,600 118,948 114,501 112,280 109,630 101,096 108,637 104,064 93,616 82,376   -39,896 -32.6

Adams

21,532 20,812 21,596 21,294 21,727 20,867 20,292 20,091 18,659 19,933 19,493 17,337 15,543   -5,989 -27.8

Arapahoe

28,887 27,826 27,803 27,196 26,670 25,799 25,335 25,001 23,312 24,953 24,329 21,783 19,470   -9,417 -32.6

Broomfield

2,464 2,391 2,372 2,529 2,461 2,398 2,356 2,248 2,083 2,288 2,070 1,900 1,586   -878 -35.6

Clear Creek

465 428 453 507 438 415 402 383 350 403 383 351 315   -150 -32.3

Denver

34,930 33,661 33,698 33,223 32,940 31,354 30,304 30,175 27,801 29,243 28,400 25,529 22,638   -12,292 -35.2

Douglas

10,211 9,883 9,886 10,706 10,661 10,521 10,638 9,877 9,007 10,220 9,241 8,423 7,014   -3,197 -31.3

Elbert

607 585 634 705 698 698 719 665 616 739 643 612 489   -118 -19.4

Gilpin

341 290 272 337 320 318 269 312 279 289 267 223 201   -140 -41.1

Jefferson

22,269 21,404 21,590 22,532 22,470 21,548 21,396 20,346 18,480 20,001 18,726 16,982 14,737   -7,532 -33.8

Park

566 557 538 571 563 583 569 532 509 568 512 476 383   -183 -32.3

Colorado

213,829 207,486 212,590 219,804 219,461 211,931 205,805 199,970 184,411 199,882 190,072 171,047 148,515   -65,314 -30.5

United States (in thousands)

12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366   -4,911 -40.0

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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

7.3 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.0 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 6.3 6.1 5.5 4.8   -2.5

Adams

7.8 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.7 7.1 6.9 6.1 5.5   -2.3

Arapahoe

7.8 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.2 6.6 6.5 5.8 5.1   -2.7

Broomfield

6.1 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.5 5.0 4.6 3.8   -2.3

Clear Creek

7.5 7.0 7.3 8.1 7.1 6.7 6.5 6.2 5.7 6.4 6.1 5.6 5.0   -2.5

Denver

8.1 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.4 6.7 6.6 5.9 5.2   -2.9

Douglas

5.2 5.1 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.5 5.1 4.6 4.2 3.5   -1.7

Elbert

4.0 3.8 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.0 4.8 4.1 3.9 3.1   -0.9

Gilpin

8.6 7.4 6.9 8.5 8.1 8.0 6.9 7.8 7.0 7.2 6.7 5.6 5.0   -3.6

Jefferson

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

Park

5.0 5.0 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.3   -1.7

Colorado

6.8 6.6 6.7 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.3 5.8 6.3 6.0 5.4 4.6   -2.2

United States

7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6   -3.1

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

115,524 5,126 1,456,801 -56,642 -3.7 $1,514 4.3 $28,503,276 -0.4

Adams

12,557 582 223,504 -2,637 -1.2 1,140 1.2 3,303,059 -0.2

Arapahoe

24,108 835 321,106 -10,565 -3.2 1,539 2.4 6,398,472 -1.4

Broomfield

3,144 154 38,560 -2,239 -5.5 2,114 -2.4 1,055,974 -8.4

Clear Creek

385 11 3,062 -337 -9.9 881 -7.6 34,472 -18.6

Denver

37,649 1,945 498,689 -31,297 -5.9 1,753 8.1 11,268,675 0.6

Douglas

13,780 672 130,752 1,076 0.8 1,465 4.3 2,481,936 4.4

Elbert

759 32 3,800 -1 0.0 908 7.2 44,490 7.9

Gilpin

193 6 3,814 -623 -14.0 1,027 2.8 47,383 -18.2

Jefferson

22,348 874 231,050 -10,040 -4.2 1,284 3.0 3,841,719 -2.0

Park

601 15 2,464 21 0.9 850 6.5 27,095 6.7

Colorado

224,743 9,653 2,634,650 -94,446 -3.5 $1,335 4.1 $45,409,146 -0.4

United States

10,755,389 400,287 140,455,819 -6,609,296 -4.5 1,289 5.6 2,336,243,610 -0.1

(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