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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 191,100 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 194,964 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 300 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 5,370 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 191,100 -300 -400
CPS 194,964 -5,370 -4,217

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 December 2014 at 194,400. Since then 3,300 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 189,300 in September 2016, Corpus Christi has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 200,690 for Corpus Christi in March 2016. 5,726 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2017 191,100 -300 194,964 -5,370
December 2016 191,400 600 200,334 296
November 2016 190,800 400 200,038 674
October 2016 190,400 1,100 199,364 -650
September 2016 189,300 -200 200,014 -249
August 2016 189,500 -1,100 200,263 420
July 2016 190,600 600 199,843 -122
June 2016 190,000 -400 199,965 -159
May 2016 190,400 -600 200,124 -220
April 2016 191,000 600 200,344 -346
March 2016 190,400 -1,200 200,690 33
February 2016 191,600 100 200,657 1,476