Department of Numbers

Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 179,700 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 180,405 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 2,700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,191 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 179,700 +2,700 +5,800
CPS 180,405 +1,191 +3,413

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

Tallahassee, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Tallahassee in December 2016 is at a new high of 179,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 182,249 for Tallahassee in September 2008. 1,844 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a May 2012 low of 172,834, Tallahassee has added 7,571 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 179,700 2,700 180,405 1,191
November 2016 177,000 600 179,214 744
October 2016 176,400 -800 178,470 404
September 2016 177,200 1,600 178,066 326
August 2016 175,600 -800 177,740 -619
July 2016 176,400 300 178,359 74
June 2016 176,100 -300 178,285 -214
May 2016 176,400 900 178,499 399
April 2016 175,500 300 178,100 -894
March 2016 175,200 1,300 178,994 684
February 2016 173,900 900 178,310 659
January 2016 173,000 -900 177,651 659