Gainesville, Florida Job Growth
There were 137,200 jobs in Gainesville, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 132,122 employed persons for the month. Gainesville added 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 490 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville 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.
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 peaked in July 2016 at 138,400. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 136,700 in November 2016, Gainesville has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 133,147 for Gainesville in June 2008. 1,025 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 123,586, Gainesville has added 8,536 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Gainesville, Florida Employment History