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Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth

There were 220,400 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 279,307 employed persons for the month. Lakeland added 1,100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,653 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lakeland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 220,400 +1,100 +8,600
CPS 279,307 +2,653 +13,098

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

Lakeland, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Lakeland in March 2017 is at a new high of 220,400.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Lakeland is at a new high of 279,307.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Lakeland, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 220,400 1,100 279,307 2,653
February 2017 219,300 500 276,654 2,853
January 2017 218,800 500 273,801 927
December 2016 218,300 500 272,874 156
November 2016 217,800 100 272,718 608
October 2016 217,700 1,500 272,110 1,040
September 2016 216,200 -200 271,070 679
August 2016 216,400 1,100 270,391 889
July 2016 215,300 1,300 269,502 1,334
June 2016 214,000 700 268,168 1,335
May 2016 213,300 600 266,833 756
April 2016 212,700 900 266,077 -132