The labor force in Colorado was 2,868,832 in February 2016, up from 2,832,771 in January 2016, and up from 2,819,395 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,773,456 in February 2016, up from 2,741,337 in January 2016, and up from 2,686,906 one year ago in February 2015.