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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 89,600 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,477 employed persons for the month. Florence added 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 208 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,600 +100 +1,700
CPS 92,477 -208 +1,738

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 100 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,500 in July 2017, Florence has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 92,685 for Florence in July 2017. 208 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 89,600 100 92,477 -208
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
November 2016 87,900 200 91,084 129
October 2016 87,700 -300 90,955 106
September 2016 88,000 100 90,849 110