Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth
There were 259,700 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 316,616 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 2,000 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 38 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral 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.
Cape Coral, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cape Coral 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 Cape Coral, Florida
CES employment for Cape Coral peaked in December 2016 at 260,600. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral according to the employer survey. From a trough of 253,200 in September 2017, Cape Coral has gained 6,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 318,420 for Cape Coral in March 2017. 1,804 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 315,331, Cape Coral has added 1,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Coral, Florida Employment History