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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 196,500 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,441 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 700 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 97 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 196,500 -700 +3,500
CPS 200,441 +97 +3,987

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

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi, Texas

CES employment for Corpus Christi peaked in January 2016 at 197,800. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 200,690 for Corpus Christi in March 2016. 249 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2016 low of 200,344, Corpus Christi has added 97 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2016

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2016 196,500 -700 200,441 97
April 2016 197,200 -100 200,344 -346
March 2016 197,300 -500 200,690 33
February 2016 197,800 0 200,657 1,476
January 2016 197,800 1,900 199,181 1,001
December 2015 195,900 0 198,180 423
November 2015 195,900 500 197,757 609
October 2015 195,400 1,600 197,148 412
September 2015 193,800 -200 196,736 -22
August 2015 194,000 100 196,758 3
July 2015 193,900 500 196,755 156
June 2015 193,400 400 196,599 145