The labor force in Colorado was 3,022,282 in July 2017, up from 2,997,388 in June 2017, and up from 2,916,061 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 2,946,011 in July 2017, up from 2,919,673 in June 2017, and up from 2,817,091 one year ago in July 2016.