Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama Job Growth
There were 56,000 jobs in Florence, Alabama in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,883 employed persons for the month. Florence lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 621 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Florence, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Florence as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Florence, Alabama
CES employment for Florence peaked in March 2007 at 57,800. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,800 in October 2009, Florence has gained 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,050 for Florence in March 2007. 4,167 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 58,283, Florence has added 3,600 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Florence, Alabama Employment History