Boulder County has 171,782 people employed and 9,190 people looking for work, according to the report. Broomfield County has 29,687 workers and 2,030 looking for jobs.
Colorado’s jobless rate decreased two-tenths of one percentage point, to 6.9 percent. The state added 11,600 jobs from March to April, for a total of 2,362,700 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private-sector payroll jobs increased by 11,600, and government employment was unchanged.
Of the state’s 64 counties, Cheyenne County has the lowest unemployment rate at 3.2 percent, and Costilla County has the highest at 11.7 percent.