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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 197,500 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in October 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,663 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 900 jobs in October 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 351 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 197,500 +900 +2,100
CPS 199,663 -351 +2,515

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 300 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 196,000 in May 2016, Corpus Christi has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 200,690 for Corpus Christi in March 2016. 1,027 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2016

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2016 197,500 900 199,663 -351
September 2016 196,600 -600 200,014 -249
August 2016 197,200 -200 200,263 420
July 2016 197,400 300 199,843 -122
June 2016 197,100 1,100 199,965 -159
May 2016 196,000 -1,200 200,124 -220
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