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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

1,491.5 1,498.3 1,505.8 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 1,569.7 5.5 0.4

Colorado

2,703.3 2,719.6 2,730.8 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 2,834.5 5.8 0.2

United States

144,431 144,694 145,141 145,698 146,387 146,904 147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240 149,744 150,494 150,925 431 0.3

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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

1,476.4 1,547.9 1,553.7 77.3 5.2 2,826.8 141.8 5.3 149,938 6,630 4.6

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

106.1 108.7 108.2 2.1 2.0                

Mining & Logging(2)

            19.7 0.2 1.0 596 49 9.0

Construction(2)

            177.2 5.3 3.1 7,392 230 3.2

Manufacturing

69.3 71.7 72.1 2.8 4.0 153.4 6.1 4.1 12,626 401 3.3

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

279.9 290.6 289.7 9.8 3.5 497.9 17.6 3.7 28,372 1,168 4.3

Information

51.7 53.1 53.0 1.3 2.5 77.5 2.5 3.3 2,918 159 5.8

Financial Activities

114.4 116.3 116.6 2.2 1.9 178.9 2.1 1.2 8,863 177 2.0

Professional & Business Services

278.7 298.5 300.1 21.4 7.7 468.9 32.0 7.3 21,923 1,156 5.6

Education & Health Services

191.2 193.5 193.2 2.0 1.0 350.3 2.5 0.7 24,263 620 2.6

Leisure & Hospitality

129.6 156.5 159.4 29.8 23.0 337.5 57.3 20.4 14,953 2,077 16.1

Other Services

56.8 60.0 60.6 3.8 6.7 117.8 6.6 5.9 5,603 307 5.8

Government

198.7 199.0 200.8 2.1 1.1 447.7 9.6 2.2 22,429 286 1.3

(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

104,859 104,415 97,493 106,442 96,612 90,279 80,152 77,710 68,095 62,431 68,098 69,633 61,300   -43,559 -41.5

Adams

19,435 19,399 18,215 19,716 18,147 16,814 15,171 14,756 12,893 11,992 13,210 13,326 11,996   -7,439 -38.3

Arapahoe

23,835 23,945 22,560 24,512 22,548 20,984 18,974 18,150 15,760 14,447 15,644 15,898 14,031   -9,804 -41.1

Broomfield

2,172 2,086 1,951 2,198 1,914 1,814 1,524 1,493 1,332 1,194 1,322 1,383 1,174   -998 -45.9

Clear Creek

366 366 340 391 357 338 303 286 247 222 250 248 214   -152 -41.5

Denver

28,703 28,795 26,911 28,821 26,446 24,693 22,094 21,503 18,653 17,199 18,568 18,903 16,737   -11,966 -41.7

Douglas

9,470 9,310 8,530 9,876 8,562 8,103 6,802 6,697 6,004 5,378 5,952 6,278 5,365   -4,105 -43.3

Elbert

668 654 606 734 610 598 485 489 444 395 443 473 404   -264 -39.5

Gilpin

276 282 258 274 245 216 195 186 167 151 159 163 144   -132 -47.8

Jefferson

19,389 19,061 17,631 19,373 17,300 16,259 14,221 13,774 12,254 11,142 12,205 12,587 10,927   -8,462 -43.6

Park

545 517 491 547 483 460 383 376 341 311 345 374 308   -237 -43.5

Colorado

194,294 191,157 178,715 196,553 176,942 165,350 145,004 141,397 125,142 114,622 126,108 129,755 113,740   -80,554 -41.5

United States (in thousands)

9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168   -3,737 -37.7

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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 6.2 5.8 6.3 5.7 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.6   -2.7

Adams

7.1 7.1 6.6 7.1 6.5 6.1 5.5 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.7 4.3   -2.8

Arapahoe

6.6 6.6 6.2 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.1 4.9 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.7   -2.9

Broomfield

5.3 5.1 4.7 5.3 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.3 2.8   -2.5

Clear Creek

6.2 6.1 5.7 6.5 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5   -2.7

Denver

6.8 6.8 6.3 6.7 6.2 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.3 3.8   -3.0

Douglas

4.8 4.7 4.3 4.9 4.2 4.0 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.6   -2.2

Elbert

4.4 4.3 4.0 4.7 3.9 3.8 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6   -1.8

Gilpin

7.2 7.3 6.7 7.0 6.3 5.6 5.0 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.7   -3.5

Jefferson

5.9 5.7 5.3 5.8 5.2 4.8 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.2   -2.7

Park

4.9 4.6 4.4 4.8 4.2 4.1 3.3 3.3 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.2 2.7   -2.2

Colorado

6.2 6.1 5.7 6.2 5.6 5.2 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 3.5   -2.7

United States

6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.8   -2.4

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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

Covered(1)employment and wages, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area and its component counties, 3rd quarter 2021(2)
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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. MSA

119,839 6,965 1,509,728 73,072 5.1 $1,449 6.8 $28,504,311 13.0

Adams

12,992 740 229,611 8,313 3.8 1,223 7.3 3,639,612 11.6

Arapahoe

24,807 1,130 328,707 8,791 2.7 1,442 5.7 6,183,716 9.4

Broomfield

3,254 195 39,687 1,269 3.3 1,882 7.4 982,641 11.8

Clear Creek

397 13 2,920 188 6.9 1,012 7.1 39,259 15.4

Denver

39,351 2,745 525,836 41,785 8.6 1,606 6.9 10,957,974 16.5

Douglas

14,351 877 134,881 6,650 5.2 1,408 11.4 2,492,653 18.5

Elbert

790 52 4,043 308 8.2 968 10.1 51,026 18.6

Gilpin

208 20 4,277 559 15.0 1,317 59.8 72,046 101.9

Jefferson

23,059 1,158 236,992 5,025 2.2 1,306 3.7 4,050,606 6.9

Park

630 35 2,774 184 7.1 940 5.7 34,779 15.6

Colorado

231,797 10,864 2,723,380 123,814 4.8 $1,322 7.0 $46,977,029 13.0

United States

11,021,414 506,356 144,863,915 6,141,019 4.4 1,251 6.7 2,347,434,817 12.5

(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