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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 88,800 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,598 employed persons for the month. Florence lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 311 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,800 -100 +900
CPS 91,598 -311 +514

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

Florence, South Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Florence 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 Florence, South Carolina

CES employment for Florence peaked in May 2017 at 89,700. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 92,685 for Florence in July 2017. 1,087 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 88,800 -100 91,598 -311
October 2017 88,900 -400 91,909 -495
September 2017 89,300 -100 92,404 -17
August 2017 89,400 -100 92,421 -264
July 2017 89,500 -200 92,685 166
June 2017 89,700 0 92,519 35
May 2017 89,700 500 92,484 -115
April 2017 89,200 500 92,599 91
March 2017 88,700 0 92,508 336
February 2017 88,700 1,200 92,172 768
January 2017 87,500 -500 91,404 298
December 2016 88,000 100 91,106 22