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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 146,500 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 201,126 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie lost 200 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 47 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,500 -200 +3,300
CPS 201,126 -47 +6,635

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 June 2017 at 146,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 201,173 for Port St Lucie in June 2017. 47 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 146,500 -200 201,126 -47
June 2017 146,700 1,000 201,173 1,409
May 2017 145,700 500 199,764 -1
April 2017 145,200 -100 199,765 -163
March 2017 145,300 -200 199,928 1,087
February 2017 145,500 200 198,841 1,466
January 2017 145,300 700 197,375 98
December 2016 144,600 300 197,277 370
November 2016 144,300 200 196,907 607
October 2016 144,100 -300 196,300 693
September 2016 144,400 900 195,607 603
August 2016 143,500 300 195,004 513