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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 146,400 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,172 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,782 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,400 -200 +2,100
CPS 200,172 -1,782 +3,265

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 August 2017 at 147,900. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 145,100 in September 2017, Port St Lucie has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 202,756 for Port St Lucie in September 2017. 2,584 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 146,400 -200 200,172 -1,782
October 2017 146,600 1,500 201,954 -802
September 2017 145,100 -2,800 202,756 843
August 2017 147,900 1,300 201,913 707
July 2017 146,600 -100 201,206 33
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