Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth
There were 256,500 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 315,569 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 724 (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 October 2016 at 257,800. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral according to the employer survey. From a trough of 256,300 in November 2016, Cape Coral has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 315,569.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Coral, Florida Employment History