Colorado - LSGL Analysis of County Employment Growth, 1969-2016
Colorado

Introduction & Summary

The Performance of Your County Economy: How Does It Stack Up?

Leading...or Lagging? Gaining...or Slipping?

Stronger...or Weaker? Better...or Worse?

Borrowing from an approach that sometimes appears in the finance sections of the popular press, LSGL analysis is a handy and versatile way to compare, portray and classify the patterns of growth across all of Colorado's 64 counties.
Here, we adopt this approach to gauge and compare the employment growth of Colorado's counties over the latest available year (2016) against the backdrop of their growth over the previous decade (2007-2016). In so doing, we classify their growth and performance into 4 broad categories: Leading, Slipping, Gaining and Lagging. Particular attention is given to highlighting and assessing the growth of employment.
This LSGL module dynamically generates and calibrates a barometer for gauging the economic growth and performance of the 64 counties of Colorado wherein "...unlike in the land of Lake Wobegon, not all the counties are above average."

Directions

  1. From the "Analysis Options Menu" to the right, select a region to highlight in the analysis results (Optional), or:
  2. Click the "Skip & Display Analysis" button
To compare and examine broad long-term trends of any of the 64 Colorado counties, enlist use of the interactive comparative trends analysis features at your disposal by clicking on the graph below.

Rio Blanco County Total Employment, 1969-2016

Rio Blanco County Total Employment, 1969-2016
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