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Grand Valley Economic Snapshot

A snapshot of key economic indicators in Colorado’s Grand Valley, also published every third Sunday in The Daily Sentinel.

GJEP by the numbers

The latest data on GJEP prospect development, marketing campaigns, events and ongoing efforts (updated quarterly).

GJEP newsroom

Stay up to date on the latest happenings around the Grand Valley, entrepreneurism, and innovation.

Gjep annual report 2021

Review GJEP efforts and results from the previous year.


A comprehensive report about the Grand Valley, including key industries, developments and opportunities, as well as cost of living and doing business numbers and the latest economic data.


An annual publication by Livability Media on all things related to life in Colorado’s Grand Valley.

Economic Development Reports and Studies

Secretary of State Quarterly

Quarterly report from Colorado’s Secretary of State on the state of the state’s economy.

Colorado economic Outlook

Annual economic outlook for the business community in Colorado from the CU Leeds School of Business.

Leeds business Confidence index

Quarterly reports on business perceptions in Colorado from the CU Leeds School of Business.

Mesa county Workforce

Labor force data from the Mesa County Workforce Center.

Mesa county economic news

A quarterly economic newsletter from Colorado Mesa University.

Gj employment and wages

Occupational employment and wage statistics for Grand Junction from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Road to Recovery

A 2020 report by the Colorado Business Roundtable, Common Sense Institute and thoughtleaders from across the state on how to create sustainable, long-term economic growth that supports businesses and champions a high quality of life for all Coloradans. 

North Star report

Location Assessment Study of Grand Junction and Mesa County conducted by North Star Marketing (2015).

u.s. Census Report

U.S. 2010 Census Report for Mesa County, Colorado.

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