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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 301,700 jobs in North Port, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 347,934 employed persons for the month. North Port lost 1,100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 923 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 301,700 -1,100 +10,800
CPS 347,934 +923 +14,865

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

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port 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 North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in February 2017 at 302,800. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for North Port is at a new high of 347,934.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 301,700 -1,100 347,934 923
February 2017 302,800 700 347,011 4,006
January 2017 302,100 1,800 343,005 3,540
December 2016 300,300 2,000 339,465 388
November 2016 298,300 400 339,077 691
October 2016 297,900 600 338,386 1,594
September 2016 297,300 1,500 336,792 1,513
August 2016 295,800 500 335,279 941
July 2016 295,300 1,700 334,338 934
June 2016 293,600 900 333,404 805
May 2016 292,700 1,200 332,599 5
April 2016 291,500 600 332,594 -475