Department of Numbers

Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth

There were 215,200 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 269,180 employed persons for the month. Lakeland added 800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,221 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lakeland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 215,200 +800 +3,400
CPS 269,180 +1,221 +3,533

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 December 2016 is at a new high of 215,200.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Lakeland is at a new high of 269,180.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Lakeland, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 215,200 800 269,180 1,221
November 2016 214,400 500 267,959 335
October 2016 213,900 1,100 267,624 939
September 2016 212,800 100 266,685 769
August 2016 212,700 -300 265,916 248
July 2016 213,000 2,100 265,668 1,048
June 2016 210,900 0 264,620 182
May 2016 210,900 -300 264,438 -886
April 2016 211,200 0 265,324 -1,185
March 2016 211,200 -600 266,509 104
February 2016 211,800 300 266,405 635
January 2016 211,500 -300 265,770 123