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117 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Around the State
continued from page 117 jobs gained from August 2010 to August 2011, with
500, 400, 400, and 300 jobs added, respectively. No
sector experienced job declines of more than 100
jobs during this time period.
Contrast this with August 2009-August 2010. The
Education and Health Services Sector recorded the
largest employment gain, 400 jobs. Construction
showed the greatest decrease, 300 jobs. Construction job losses during 2009 were due primarily to
the contraction of the Pueblo housing market. The
increase in Construction jobs during 2010 was
primarily a result of increased commercial activity,
continuing work at the Black Hills Energy power
plant located northeast of the City of Pueblo, and
hiring associated with the mustard agent weapons disposal taking place at the Pueblo Chemical
Depot. Job gains in the Education and Health Services Sector were largely a result of recent hiring at
Pueblo’s two regional hospitals. Recent...
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