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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 197,300 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in July 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,973 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 300 jobs in July 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,302 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 197,300 +300 +2,900
CPS 199,973 -1,302 -1,158

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 February 2015 at 198,300. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 197,000 in June 2015, Corpus Christi has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 203,802 for Corpus Christi in December 2014. 3,829 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2015

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2015 197,300 300 199,973 -1,302
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
December 2014 197,100 200 203,802 108
November 2014 196,900 500 203,694 350
October 2014 196,400 400 203,344 873
September 2014 196,000 1,200 202,471 855
August 2014 194,800 400 201,616 485