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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 141,100 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 193,531 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 254 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 141,100 +300 +1,800
CPS 193,531 +254 +1,606

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

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Port St Lucie peaked in September 2016 at 141,900. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,800 in November 2016, Port St Lucie has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Port St Lucie is at a new high of 193,531.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 141,100 300 193,531 254
November 2016 140,800 -100 193,277 307
October 2016 140,900 -1,000 192,970 83
September 2016 141,900 200 192,887 680
August 2016 141,700 600 192,207 383
July 2016 141,100 1,000 191,824 750
June 2016 140,100 -500 191,074 -264
May 2016 140,600 -400 191,338 459
April 2016 141,000 1,600 190,879 -599
March 2016 139,400 -200 191,478 -526
February 2016 139,600 0 192,004 296
January 2016 139,600 300 191,708 -217