Colorado unemployment rate falls to 3.5%

Westminster

DENVER — Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% in May 2022, the lowest since February 2020, according to new data released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. That dropped the state below the national average of 3.6%, the first time since October 2021 that Colorado has had a lower unemployment rate than … Continued

Colorado unemployment level syncs up with national average

Westminster

Unemployment in Colorado matches the national average rate of 3.6%, according to new data about April 2022 provided by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment today.  Ryan Gedney, senior labor economist with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, was optimistic about employment levels in a press call. The April unemployment report also found … Continued

Unemployment rate drops statewide, mostly flat in NoCo, Boulder Valley

Westminster

DENVER — The Colorado unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point from October to November, while rates in Larimer, Weld, Boulder and Broomfield counties remained mostly unchanged over the month.  Colorado’s seasonally adjusted jobless figure was 5.1% in November, compared with a national average of 4.2%, according to new information provided Friday by the … Continued