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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 145,300 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,775 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 934 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 145,300 -200 +3,800
CPS 199,775 +934 +6,513

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 February 2017 at 145,500. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Port St Lucie is at a new high of 199,775.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 145,300 -200 199,775 934
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
July 2016 143,200 1,000 194,491 580
June 2016 142,200 -400 193,911 503
May 2016 142,600 600 193,408 183
April 2016 142,000 500 193,225 -37