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Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 50,400 jobs in Sebastian, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,275 employed persons for the month. Sebastian added 800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sebastian job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,400 +800 +1,500
CPS 58,275 +292 +1,013

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

Sebastian, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sebastian 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 Sebastian, Florida

CES employment for Sebastian peaked in January 2007 at 50,400. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Sebastian according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,600 in February 2010, Sebastian has gained 6,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,773 for Sebastian in October 2006. 1,498 jobs have been lost in Sebastian since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 52,356, Sebastian has added 5,919 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Sebastian, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 50,400 800 58,275 292
November 2016 49,600 -300 57,983 92
October 2016 49,900 200 57,891 -105
September 2016 49,700 -300 57,996 9
August 2016 50,000 100 57,987 40
July 2016 49,900 -200 57,947 166
June 2016 50,100 500 57,781 257
May 2016 49,600 200 57,524 53
April 2016 49,400 -100 57,471 -375
March 2016 49,500 100 57,846 -13
February 2016 49,400 200 57,859 344
January 2016 49,200 300 57,515 253