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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 195,500 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in September 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 198,486 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 1,100 jobs in September 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 730 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 195,500 -1,100 +6,200
CPS 198,486 +730 +5,847

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 August 2017 at 196,600. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in September 2017 for Corpus Christi is at a new high of 198,486.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2017 195,500 -1,100 198,486 730
August 2017 196,600 1,100 197,756 748
July 2017 195,500 -200 197,008 -28
June 2017 195,700 1,200 197,036 525
May 2017 194,500 1,800 196,511 1,024
April 2017 192,700 200 195,487 518
March 2017 192,500 700 194,969 926
February 2017 191,800 700 194,043 1,104
January 2017 191,100 -300 192,939 -662
December 2016 191,400 600 193,601 336
November 2016 190,800 400 193,265 460
October 2016 190,400 1,100 192,805 166