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Gainesville, Florida Job Growth

There were 144,600 jobs in Gainesville, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 138,881 employed persons for the month. Gainesville added 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 204 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 144,600 +200 +4,700
CPS 138,881 +204 +5,482

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Gainesville, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gainesville 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 Gainesville, Florida

CES employment for Gainesville in August 2017 is at a new high of 144,600.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Gainesville is at a new high of 138,881.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Gainesville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 144,600 200 138,881 204
July 2017 144,400 500 138,677 266
June 2017 143,900 400 138,411 719
May 2017 143,500 0 137,692 25
April 2017 143,500 900 137,667 251
March 2017 142,600 -600 137,416 445
February 2017 143,200 -300 136,971 1,060
January 2017 143,500 2,100 135,911 1,185
December 2016 141,400 800 134,726 298
November 2016 140,600 0 134,428 320
October 2016 140,600 400 134,108 350
September 2016 140,200 300 133,758 359