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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 199,900 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in December 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,905 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 100 jobs in December 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 111 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 199,900 -100 +2,800
CPS 200,905 -111 -2,897

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 November 2015 at 200,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 203,802 for Corpus Christi in December 2014. 2,897 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a July 2015 low of 200,252, Corpus Christi has added 653 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2015

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2015 199,900 -100 200,905 -111
November 2015 200,000 100 201,016 51
October 2015 199,900 700 200,965 -198
September 2015 199,200 1,800 201,163 719
August 2015 197,400 -200 200,444 192
July 2015 197,600 600 200,252 -1,023
June 2015 197,000 -600 201,275 -1,469
May 2015 197,600 200 202,744 276
April 2015 197,400 -400 202,468 67
March 2015 197,800 -500 202,401 -381
February 2015 198,300 1,000 202,782 -4
January 2015 197,300 200 202,786 -1,016