Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 678,200 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 718,209 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 2,200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,054 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 678,200 -2,200 +19,900
CPS 718,209 +4,054 +21,255

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

Jacksonville, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Jacksonville peaked in September 2016 at 686,800. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 718,209.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 678,200 -2,200 718,209 4,054
November 2016 680,400 -500 714,155 1,512
October 2016 680,900 -5,900 712,643 -2,033
September 2016 686,800 9,700 714,676 7,325
August 2016 677,100 2,300 707,351 1,992
July 2016 674,800 4,300 705,359 3,518
June 2016 670,500 2,700 701,841 2,311
May 2016 667,800 3,400 699,530 233
April 2016 664,400 700 699,297 -2,883
March 2016 663,700 2,200 702,180 181
February 2016 661,500 100 701,999 1,705
January 2016 661,400 3,100 700,294 3,340