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Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth

There were 217,500 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 258,723 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 1,500 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 307 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 217,500 +1,500 +6,700
CPS 258,723 +307 +10,161

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

Palm Bay, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, Florida

CES employment for Palm Bay in July 2017 is at a new high of 217,500.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 258,723.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Palm Bay, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 217,500 1,500 258,723 307
June 2017 216,000 1,300 258,416 977
May 2017 214,700 0 257,439 -708
April 2017 214,700 1,000 258,147 432
March 2017 213,700 800 257,715 1,775
February 2017 212,900 -600 255,940 2,318
January 2017 213,500 400 253,622 895
December 2016 213,100 500 252,727 381
November 2016 212,600 300 252,346 762
October 2016 212,300 -300 251,584 1,083
September 2016 212,600 1,400 250,501 1,003
August 2016 211,200 400 249,498 936